India International School & Carmel School bag first Places in the IKFS Patriotic Songs & Essay competitions

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society, Kuwait has conducted competitions in Indian and Kuwaiti Patriotic songs on Saturday, 27th October, 2012 (11th Dul Hajja 1433Hijri) at the auditorium of Salmiya Indian Model School, Salmiya. This is the first time in Kuwait, an Indian, (Socio cultural – Friendship) Association has organized contest in “Patriotic Songs” for School students on Inter-school basis. India International School, Mangaf (Fahaheel) bagged the first place in the Patriotic songs competition and was lead by Group Leader Muzammil K. His team also included Rijas Abdulla, Ashwathy Prasad, Nayana Dinesh, Sruthi Narayanan, and Nimisha John. Judges Mrs. Shahjan Jaffri & Mrs. Mattin Sadiqi (Executive committee members of IKFS) supervised the Patriotic Songs contest panel.

Harini Mahadevan scored first place in the Girls’ Solo singing (Hindi language) and Instrumental (Violin) contests while Mani Mahadevan scored First Place in the Boys’ Solo singing (Hindi language) and Instrumental (Organ) contests. Both students represented Indian Community School of Kuwiat (ICSK), Amman Branch. Sumayya Ghalib, 9th class student of Indian Public School (Salmiya) got first place in the English solo singing.

In the Essay writing (English) competitions Miss Yash Shanbghag, 10th class student of Carmel School bagged the First Place. Vijay, 8th class student of Gulf Indian School bagged second place, while Miss Lalitha Mary R. of India International School , Mangaf, secured third place. Hansen D’Silvia (India International School), Zainab Ghalib (Indian Public School), Shaon Bhattacharyya (Carmel School), Ajaz Ahmed G. 8th class (Indian Community School) bagged consolation certificates. The Essay competitions were supervised by the judges : Engineer Sayid Fadal Nizar, Laxmi Ramalingam, Dr. Noora Sayed Zoheb (M.B.B.S.). Some spot registration chances were also given to the students. IKFS has announced earlier the subject as “Patriotism” for the Essay writing competition.

H.E. Satish Mehta, Ambassador of India was the Chief Guest of the Event who delivered the Prizes and certificates to the winning children and the representatives of the participating schools.

Dr. Ghalib Al-Mashoor, President, IKFS said that let our children learn what they mean as a “Patriotic” to their home country. That was the purposeof these contests. IKFS Chief Advisor & Patrons, Muzammil Malik, (Industrialist & Philanthropist ) Abdul Mohsin Al-Sadi, also were present. IKFS executive committee thanked H.E. Satish Mehta, Ambassador of India, The Chief Guest of the Event for delivering the prizes to the winning school students. A.K.S. Abdul Nazar (General Secretary) welcomed the guests and audience while Natrajan (Secretary) coordinated the contests.

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