MCC contributes Rs. 25 lacs to Bharat Ke Veer Corps fund

MCC contributes Rs. 25 lacs to Bharat Ke Veer Corps fund

Handed over bank draft to commandant CRPF at 2nd Day of Rose Festival

The Voice of Chandigarh News| Photo T S Bedi

The second day of 47th Rose festival was started with Rose Prince & Rose Princess competition followed by kite flying show and Rose quiz at the main stage of Rose Garden.

Balihar Singh, Commandant, CRPF, 13 Battalion and jawans of CRPF paid tribute to the CRPF Martyrs of Pulwama terror attack at the “Amar Jawaan” at 11.30 am installed by Municipal Corporation in  Rose Garden.

During the cultural programme dedicated to Pulwama Martyrs, Balihar Singh, Commandant, CRPF 13 Battalion was the chief guest and Rajesh Kumar, Mayor, K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner and Arun Sood, former Mayor & councilor was Guest of Honours.

Rajesh Kumar, Mayor and K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, MCC handed over a bank draft of Rs. 25 lacs to the Commandant, CRPF in the name of “Bharat ke Veer” corps fund as a tribute to the families of CRPF Martyrs at Pulwama terror attack. In addition to that Dr. Mamta Joshi, the singer of today’s patriot programme has handed over Rs. 1 lacs cheque to the Commandant CRPF to the CRPF corps fund at the stage.

Famous theatre group Samvad presented powerful light & sound play namely “Guhar-e-hind” on Lt. S. Bhagat Singh’s story. After the play, Dr. Mamta Joshi, famous sufi singer of India paid tribute to the Martyrs by patriotic numbers including “E-mere Vatan ke logo jara aankh me bhar lo paani”, “Me rahun ya na rahun Bharat ye rehna chahiye”, “Desh mere, Desh mere meri jaan hai tu”, “Ye desh hai veer jawano ka” and many more patriotic songs.

Rose Prince

Age Group 1 to 1.5 year

1st Prize- Jasfateh Singh Gulati, 2nd Prize- Viraj Bansal.

Age Group 1.5 to 2 year

1st Prize-Fatehbir Singh Ahuja, 2nd Prize- Anhad Singh Oberoi.

Age Group 2 to 3 year

1st Prize- Jaikirat Singh, 2nd Prize- Saarthak Arya S/o Sh. Suresh Arya.

Rose Princess

Age Group 1 to 1.5 year

1st Prize- Jasmine Kaur, 2nd Prize- Jazlyn Kaur Pahwa .

Age Group 1.5 to 2 year

1st Prize- Yahira, 2nd Prize- Recheal .

Age Group 2 to 3 year

1st Prize- Aarza Kaur Waraich, 2nd Prize- Aishwarya Singh Bali

Photography Competition

Professional Category

1st Prize- Jag Sahil Saini, 2nd Prize- Ashwani Rana, 3rd Prize- Jagdish Singh

Consolation Prize

  1. Ashok Kumar, Sumit Kumar

Amateur Category

1st Prize- Hardeep Singh Dhillon, 2nd Prize- Vivek Kamboj, 3rd Prize- Kumar Kartik

 Consolation Prize

  1. Sukhjinder Singh, Anish Kaura

Rose Quiz(School Teams)

1st Prize- Govt. M.Sr. Sec. School Sector 21/A, Chandigarh,Name of Participant – Nikit Singh, Anubhav Singh

2nd Prize- Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 22 A, Chandigarh, Name of Participant –Mayank Pal, Vinit Mishra

3rd Prize- Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 37-B, Chandigarh, Name of Participant –Sonika Kumari, Khushboo

4th Prize-Govt. Model Sr, Sec, School, Kaimbwala, Name of Participant –Rashmi, Anjali

Rose Quiz(Colleges)

1st Prize- Govt. College of Education, Sector-20/D, Chandigarh, Name of Participant – Neeraj, Jaspal Singh

2nd Prize- Govt. College of Education, Sector-20/D, Chandigarh, Name of Participant –Sapna Rani, Vineeta Dobhal

3rd Prize- Punjab University Chandigarh, Name of Participant –Dheeraj, Manat Sharma

Rajesh Kumar, Mayor of Chandigarh will distribute prizes to the winners of different competitions held during the 47th Rose Festival on 24th February 2019 (Sunday) at 3.00 pm. at the main stage of Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh.

Programmes Schedule for 24th February (Sunday)

10.30 a.m. On the spot painting competition

11.30 a.m. A classical music tribute to Pulwama Martyrs by Swar Ragini Mestro Pr. Subhash Ghosh

3.00 p.m. Closing Ceremony & Prize Distribution

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