SIPS hosts Inter-School English Declamation Competition

Winners of Declamation Contest posing along with dignitaries at SIPS in Jammu.
Winners of Declamation Contest posing along with dignitaries at SIPS in Jammu.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 9: Stephens International Public School, Miran Sahib, hosted an Inter-School English Declamation Competition under the banner of Sahodaya School Complex Jammu.
Various CBSE schools of Jammu region participated in the competition.
The event was graced by Nirmal Mahana, President Sahodaya Jammu.
The chief guest on the occasion was Prof Kulwant Singh, Head Department of Law Jammu University along with eminent personalities from Department of English, Jammu University namely Prof Posh Charak (Former Head of Deptt.) Dr. Subhash Chander (Former Head of Deptt. Bhaderwah Campus) and Dr Pradeep Kumar (Astt. Professor) were as judges. Chairman SIPS Dr Kamal Saini IGP (Retd.), Director Satvinder Saini, Principal Ram Parkash Sharma, Administrator Rama Jamwal and Headmistress Shweta Bakshi were also present on the occasion.
The programme started with the lighting of ceremonial lamp by all the dignitaries invoking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati through enchanting shlokas which was followed by a melodious welcome song sung by the SIPSians. Principal Ram Parkash Sharma presented welcome address.
Mrigank Salathia of Model Academy was adjudged the winner whereas Pranay Bavouria of Stephens International Public School got the second position and the third position was shared by Harshit Panda of APS Nagrota and Harshik Pakhru of Model Academy.