Chandigarh,02.12.19-KB DAV Senior Secondary Public School, Sector 7-B, Chandigarh organized Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Inter DAV Shalok Recitation Competition in collaboration with Gita Prachar Samiti, Panchkula. 220 students from DAV Institutions of Tri-city, Derabassi and Surajpur participated in Shalok Recitation Junior and Senior categories and Poster-making on the theme “Gita Ka Updesh”.

The event was graced by former Chairman, Prof. (Mrs.) Santosh Sharma, Department of Hindi, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh. Lauding the efforts of the students, teachers and the Gita Prachar Samiti, the Chief Guest stressed on the need for questioning spirit and called for the students to move from being complacent towards playing a more dynamic role. She asked for everyone to uphold truth at all times, for us on doing good actions for these are of foremost importance.

Principal Pooja Prakash said “Gita is one of the most powerful expressions of life, in which the deep relationships between the mentor and his disciple comes forth, with the teachings of Lord Krishna finding relevance in today’s life”.

The Winners of the Gita Shalok Competition were:-

Junior Category

1st prize

Aryan Kashyap

KB DAV Sr. Secondary Public School, Chandigarh

2nd prize

Vaibhavi B

KB DAV Sr. Secondary Public School, Chandigarh

3rd prize

Aastha Gupta

Hans Raj DAV Public School, Panchkula

Senior Category

1st prize

Greeshima

KB DAV Sr. Secondary Public School Chandigarh

2nd prize

Anvesha

KB DAV Sr. Secondary Public School , Chandigarh

3rd prize

Anandi

DAV Public School, Surajpur

Poster-making Competition (Junior Category)

1st prize

Ramandeep

DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh

Consolation Prize

Jigya

DAV Public School, Sector 8, Chandigarh

Poster-making (Senior Category)

1st Prize

Aman Pathak

DAV Model School, Sector 15, Chandigarh

2nd Prize

Manushree Dogra

KB DAV Sr. Secondary Public School, Chandigarh

3rd Prize

Kajal Sharma

DAV Public School, Surajpur

The winners received Cash Prize, Trophy, copy of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita and Certificates. All the participants were given Mementoes, Cash Prize and copy of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita.