18January2019

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Drawing and Painting Competitions Mark Coast Guard Raising Day

Port Blair, Jan 17: As a part of 42nd Coast Guard Raising Day celebrations, Indian Coast Guard conducted a drawing and painting competition for school children on 16th Jan 2019 at Coast Guard Indoor Sports Complex, Haddo under the theme, ”Developing Personality Through Creativity”. The aim of the event was to promote talent, creativity, spirit of competition and awareness about Indian Coast Guard amongst young generation. 

Mrs Neha Bansal, IAS Secretary, Art & Culture, A&N Administration was the Chief Guest for the event. The event witnessed great participation by girls and boys from different schools. A total of 120 children from 20 different schools participated in the event. Different topics were given to the upcoming artists under three different categories.  A Ashwadhi of class V from Carmel Senior Secondary School has been adjudged 1st in Category A (Class I-V), Pratima Mondal of class VIII from Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School 1st in Category B (Class VI-VIII) and Fatima Khatun of class IX from Rabindra Bangla Vidyalaya 1st in Category C (Class IX-XII).

  • Written by Denis Giles
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