Excelsior Sports Correspondent
PULWAMA, Aug 14: A Cultural and Sports Fiesta as part of Pre-Independence Day celebration was organized by Tahab COB, here today.
Students drawn from seven schools of the area took part in the event, which was organized by the 55 RR of the 12 Sector at Army Good Will School, Ahgom, in an endeavor to engage young minds and make them understand the process of nation building.
The event was attended by a total of more than 150 students, including schools from Lassipora, Tumlehal, Trichal, Nawpora and Pulwama.
Around twenty to twenty five students each from AGS Ahagam; Smiling Rose High School, Trichal; Dephne High School, Lassipora; Mehbooba Alam Middle School, Lassipora; Govt Middle School, Bala Nowpura; Central High School, Pulwama and Bright Future Middle School, Tumlehal participated in the event.
The event began with hoisting of the Tricolour and culminated with Prize Distribution and National Anthem.
A number of games and competitions were organized during the event. The event also included a drawing competition, quiz competition, three legged race and lemon and spoon race.
The organisers believe that such efforts will go a long way in building up civil-military mutual confidence and ensuring peace in the AOR.