Tirupati: The Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) celebrated International Women’s Day on a grand scale here on Thursday. A programme on ‘Self-Defence for Women’ was jointly organised by Women Students Hobby Centre for Self-Defence and SVU’s Department of Physical Education.
Girl students displaying self-defence techniques on SVU premises in Tirupati on Thursday
Speaking on the occasion, SVU Vice-Chancellor Prof A Damodaram has appreciated the girl students for their interest and dedication in learning self-defence techniques. Varsity Registrar Prof R K Anuradha has advised the students to spread the self-defence techniques to their friends and relatives to defend themselves in case of need.
Trained martial artists will teach simple moves in a repetitive way to change muscle memory of the participants and sensitise them. Kyoshi Prof Dr G Sudarsanam and other varsity officials were present.