Monday 19th, February 2018
canara news

Girls from Goa win Konkani poetry writing competition

Published On : 05 Dec 2017   |  Reported By : canaranews network


Mangaluru: Kavita Trust which works for the promotion of Konkani poetry has announced the results of its Charles and Theresa Rodrigues memorial 11th All India Konkani poetry writing competition.

Sanika R Pawar, an 8th standard student of Sarvodaya Educational Society High School, Curchorem, Goa has won the first prize for her poem ‘Panzryantlem Shevnnem’ (Caged Bird). The second prize is won by Devita Ishwar Khule, a 10th standard student of Shree Mallikarjun Vidyalaya High School, Kankon for her poem ‘Bharatiya Sainik’ (Indian Soldier). The third prize is shared by Palia Agni, a 6th class student of Ravindra Kelekar Dhyanmandir, Margao for her poem ‘Pavs’ (The Rain) and Anisha Arun Naik, a 10th class student of Mai De Deus high school, Aldona for her poem ‘Hanv Zadd - Mhaka Samzat’. (I am the Plant - Understand Me).

Altogether, 174 students participated in the competition. Melvyn Rodrigues who judged the poems said the age of the children, their use of language according to their age, their innocence, the themes used and the way they narrated these themes in poetic form were considered while selecting the prize winners.

The winners will get cash prizes, mementos, certificates and get a chance to attend Kavita Fest in Mangaluru with their parents. The participants will get certificates. Renowned Kannada novelist and writer K T Gatti will distribute the prizes on the occasion of the 12th edition of Kavita Fest which will be held on January 14, at Bodhi Tree - the Farm House, near Jeppu, Mangaluru.







More News

Aloysius Centre for Social Concern holds awareness programme
Aloysius Centre for Social Concern holds awareness programme
Srinivas Institute of Technology holds alumni meet
Srinivas Institute of Technology holds alumni meet
International conference on ‘Fostering innovation in financial inclusion held
International conference on ‘Fostering innovation in financial inclusion held

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.