SRINAGAR: Range police headquarters Baramulla organized art an and painting competition at district police lines Baramulla Saturday.
Over 60 students from eight schools of Baramulla participated in the event.
In the senior level category, Afreen Yousuf of JK Police Public School Baramulla, Snober Ashraf of JK Police Public School Baramulla and Awleen Kour Sodhi Dudding Bloom Experimental School Baramulla were presented first, second and third prize respectively.
The consolation prize was presented to Ambreen Kour of Budding Bloom Experimental school Baramulla, Mohammad Asif of JK Police Public school Baramulla and Tamana Shabir of Budding Bloom Experimental School Baramulla.
The theme for junior level was “life is fun” while “Clean Kashmir Green Kashmir” was the theme for senior level.
In the junior category Syed Bisma Fatima of JK police Public School Baramulla achieved first prize while as Ishmeet Kour and Mahnoor Aijaz both from Saint Josephs Hr.Sec School Baramulla were presented 2nd and third prize respectively.
In this category the consolations prize was given to Hadiya Nisar Matoo of Budding Bloom Experimental School Baramulla, Hazim Gulzar of Government Middle School Khawajabagh Baramulla and Insha Waseem Guru Nanak Dev Model School Baramulla.
Nitish Kumar, the chief guest of the function in his speech highlighted the importance of the extra curricular activities in school time. He said painting and art help in not only inculcating creativity among children, but also help in all round development of their personalities.
Kumar appreciated proactive role of principal and other staff of J&K PPS Baramulla in bringing about a revolutionary change in the functioning of the school.
The function was concluded with the prize distribution ceremony in which Kumar and Imityaz Hussain SSP Baramulla distributed prizes and certificates among the meritorious students and participants.