Bengaluru: St. Germain High School Sunday celebrated their “King of Sports” Mr. F. Samraj’s 75th birthday here at the Karnataka State Billiards Association.
More than 500 former students attend the birthday celebrations of Mr. Samraj, a former physical education teacher at the school from 1975 to 2006.
Before joining St. Germains, he had served the Indian Army from 1954 to 1975. He was paied glorious tributes for his commitment towards the students in training them to the highest standards in physical fitness.
He was known for his simplicity, love and his famous quotes. He is always dressed in his traditional white dress, white shoes and his trademark maroon blazer. Under him, many stalwarts have been trained, in various field like cricket, hockey, footbal, gymnastics and atheltics.
Mr. Samraj is instrumental in conducting mini olympics floodlights sports meet in the school, which was unique and still talked about.
He was a known disciplner, and never let things go out of hand, and was a tough task master, when it came to training in various fields and he was feared and was also loved the most.
His birthday was celebarted and feliciated by one and all. Mr. Samraj, will live in our hearts, and whatever discipline, you have taught us, will always be with us. We thank you, for whatever you have made us today. May you live long.