Held on the occasion of Karnataka Rajyotsav, Anubandha 2018, the zonal sports meet of Rotary Clubs of Perdoor, Udupi Manipal, Udupi, Katapady, Parkala, Manipal Hills, Udupi Royal and Udupi Udyavara has started off at MIT cricket ground today. The event began with customary formal speeches by presidents and delegates of the participating Rotary Clubs. Later everyone devoted their prayers to lord ganesha and a lamp was lit to symbolise the commencement of the event. Participants pledged to show sportsmanship and actively take part in all the games. The event is lined up with 100 m, 200 m, 600 m,800 m running races, Shot put, Cricket ball throw, discus throw and long jump for male and female participants of all ages. The event will continue till evening.