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Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Our Basketball Story: Anand Niketan, Ahmedabad

Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Our Basketball Story: Anand Niketan, Ahmedabad NBA Life

Success stories are written when leaders take it upon themselves to begin and complete initiatives. And in the case of Anand Niketan Satellite School, Ahmedabad, their director Mrs. Nashy Chauhan and coach Shakil Khokhar are the cornerstones in their basketball story. This school in Ahmedabad is all about nurturing love for basketball in children through support, love and creating interest.

The school’s basketball story has positively impacted numerous children. Vedant Jain has overcome the limitations of his diminutive stature and is showing why it’s skill that matters in basketball. The game has helped young Vidhur Patel grow not just in height, but in confidence as well. It has taught another student, Ishika Panjwani, to be more patient.

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“We have extended support from our coach. Whenever there is a tournament and we miss our classes, our coach helps us cover up in our studies,” says school student Siddhant Jain. Such support has led to a quick growth in basketball’s popularity among other sports at Anand Niketan. “Now basketball is the craze. I see even little ones dribbling the ball and enjoying themselves in the evening,” confesses Mrs. Chauhan.

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