400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur: Girls bag top ranks in Amritsar dist poetry recitation contest

400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur: Girls bag top ranks in Amritsar dist poetry recitation contest

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 22

A series of state level events dedicated to the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur are being organised by the state government under the leadership of Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla and state School Education Secretary Krishan Kumar. In this series, district-wise poetry competitions were held in Amritsar in senior secondary and middle category.

District Education Officer (Sec) Satinder Bir Singh and Educational Competition District Nodal Officer Adarsh Sharma declared results of these competitions. Aditi, a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Katra Karam Singh, bagged the first position in the senior category while Khushi Sharma, from the same school, bagged the first position in the middle category. The winning students were awarded by Deputy District Education Officer Harbhagwant Singh.

Several literary competitions, including essay writing, poetry writing and literary composition reading, are being held across the district government schools. Students who secure top positions at district-level will compete in state-level competitions to be held in July.

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