Nivethidha, a class 6 student of Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mylapore has excelled in a state-level Silambam championship, said a note from K. A. Sumathi, vice principal.
The championship was held in Erukkancherry on October 23 2021.
Nivethidha is from KVB Gardens, R. A. Puram. She has been trained for the past one and a half years by her gurus, Jagadeesan and Aadi Kesavan. She says she started the training only during the pandemic time last year and learnt quick because of her guru’s motivation and support.
She says the school PT head, S. Prakash, has also been encouraging her.