Inter-school poem recitation competition held

Winners of poem recitation competition posing for a group photograph at JSS Kathua on Saturday.
Winners of poem recitation competition posing for a group photograph at JSS Kathua on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent
KATHUA, Sept 10: Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua organised ‘Inter-school Poem Recitation Competition’ under the banner of Sahodaya School Complex Jammu Chapter for sub-junior level (Classes 3rd to 5th), here today.
The topic for the poem recitation was “India of My Dreams” wherein 29 reputed Sahodaya Schools of the Jammu region (all CBSE affiliated) participated with an objective to develop communication skills and to remove stage fear among children.
Sunil Kumar (JKAS) Regional Transport Officer Kathua was the chief guest, while Dr Seema Malpotra HoD English and Vice Principal GDC Kathua was the guest of honour. The competition was judged by jury members comprising Pankaj Khajuria (Assistant Registrar Kathua Campus, JU), Dr Chetna Gupta (Assistant Professor) and Dr Eva Sharma (Assistant Professor).
The program was inaugurated with lamp lighting by the chief guest in presence of guest of honour, eminent jury members and Rohini Aima, Vice Chairperson JSS, Mili. R Sumbria Principal JSS Kathua along with Harleen Anand, Director Operation JSS Kathua and Govind Ram Sharma, Administrator JSS Kathua, followed by Mantra Ucchharan and the School song sung by the School choir.
The first phase of poem recitation, which comprised almost 15 Schools, while in 2nd phase participants of 14 Schools participated.
In the sub-junior category, RiditJamwal from APS Damana bagged 1st position, while Drishti Sharma from Sai International School Hiranagar stood 2nd and 3rd position resulted in a tie between Kaashvi Gupta and Sukhrashi Sambyal. The consolation prize was shared by Arti Rai from Doon International School, Navya Rajput from APS Akhnoor and Aditya Raina from APS Miran Sahib.
The vote of thanks was delivered by Sonia (Deputy Coordinator) of Middle Wing of Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua.