Jammu – The Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and languages (JKAACL) Saturday organised a painting competition, here at Kala Kendra.
Held to commemorate Master Sansar Chand Badru, on his birth anniversary, as many as 150 students drawn from about fifteen schools of Jammu city participated in the painting competition.
The competition was inaugurated by Chairperson Kashmir Times Group of publications, Ved Basin.
Speaking on the occasion, Basin threw light on the life and works of Master Sansar Chand Baru, describing him as a great educationist and scholar. He also appreciated JKAACL for organising the programme in memory of Baru.
Earlier, Additional Secretary JKAACL, Savita Bakshi welcomed the gathering and elaborated upon the aim behind organising the programme.
The main attraction of the programme was on the spot creation of a beautiful painting on environment by Anuradhathe daughter of late Master Snasar Chand.
ND Jamwal , Bushan Kesar and Ms Suman Gupta adjudged the works of the participants of the painting competition.
The painting of Ujra Zutshi of MHAC School Nagbani was adjudged as best, while that of Varun Gupta of same school was selected for second prize.
Three consolation prizes went to Akanksha Baht, Damini Singh and Yogini Bhat all students of Nagbani school.
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