Wednesday, January 16, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Salad-making and flower arrangement contest
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 15
A salad-making competition and a flower arrangement competition was held at Kundan Vidya Mandir here today. Over 65 students participated in the salad-making competition, while 80 students participated in flower arrangement contest.

The students from class IX to class XII were eligible for the competition. The salad-making competition was divided in two categories, Indian and continental. Fortyfive students made a variety of Indian salads.

There were 20 entries in the continental salad category. The students made attractive Russian, Mexican and Italian salads, nicely topped with fruits and cream.

The flower arrangement competition was also divided in two categories. The dry flower arrangement and fresh flower arrangement. There were 40 entries each in the two categories. The students had aesthetically used cereals and pulses in the dry flower arrangement whereas roses dominated in the fresh flower arrangement category. The participants were encouraged by the principal and students with their appreciation.

Ms Neelam Mehrotra and Ms Subhasini Verma, associate professors from the Home Science College, Punjab Agricultural University, were the two judges on the occasion.

In the Indian salad competition, Usha Arora of class XI won the first prize, Tanvi Gupta of class XI was second and Swati of class XI won the third prizes, respectively. The consolation prize was given to Aarisha Jain of class XI.

Sonia of class XII won the first prize in the continental salad category. Sakshi Bhasin of class XII and Neha Jindal of class XI won the second and third prizes, respectively.

In the fresh flower arrangement, Pallavi, a student of class XI won the first prize. Richa Mongia and Deepali of class XI won the second and third prizes, respectively.

In the dry flower arrangement, Kavya Malhotra and Shagun Gupta were declared second and third, respectively. The consolation prize was won by class IX student Natasha.


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