INTACH organises Heritage Quiz

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 21: Jammu Chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) in collaboration with School Education of Jammu organized Heritage Quiz in the Multipurpose Hall of Govt Higher. Secondary School (Boys) Gandhi Nagar, here.
12 Schools of Jammu participated in the quiz comprising of questions on Cultural Heritage of India, J&K State & Jammu City besides about INTACH.
The main aim of this Quiz Competition was to sensitize the School children towards their rich Cultural Heritage and this type of Heritage awareness programmes connects the young budding students to their roots.
Govt. Hr. Sec. School (Boys) Gandhi Nagar, Jammu the host School had made the elaborate arrangements for the visiting schools namely Jodhamal Public School, Jammu Sanskriti School, APS Jammu Cantt, Govt. Hr. Sec. School (Girls) Shastri Nagar, Jammu, Shri Ranbir Hr, Sec. School Jammu, Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School Mubarak Mandi, Central Basic School, Hari Singh Hr. Sec. School, Girls School Nawabad, Boys School Nawabad, Govt. Girls School Canal Road, Jammu participated in the quiz competition.
Inaugural Session started with the Welcome Address by Shafqat Chib, the Principal of the host School followed by a brief about the Cultural Heritage of India and J&K Jammu in particular by Prof. Sudhir Singh Jt. Secy. Bose & a very prominent heritage lover & Member of INTACH Jammu Chapter.
The Jodhamal Public School team won the 1st prize followed by 2nd prize Shri Ranbir Hr. Sec. School, runners-u teams of Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School Mubarak Mandi and Govt. Hr. Sec. School (Boys) Gandhi Nagar were presented with the consolation prizes.
Kuldeep Wahi, Co-Convener INTACH Jammu Chapter was the guest of honoor and Jyoti Bhatti Principal Food Craft Institute Jammu presided over the oral as well as valedictory session.
SM Sahni, Convener INTACH Jammu Chapter and Miralini Atrey, Assistant Prof The Law School, University of Jammu acted as observers of the event.