Jamshedpur, Dec 21: Three days of entertainment and cultural show, Jamshedpur Carnival came to a close on Sunday with prize distribution to the winners of the various events.
The last day of the event also saw painting competition where more than 400 students from various schools participated. Also there was a microwave cooking competition for ladies.
The city based Green Hill band performed at the carnival followed by dance performances by the winners of dance competition.
The painting competition was organised in two categories: Senior from Class 6th to 10th and Junior from Class 3rd to 5th. Approx 300 students from 53 schools participated in the event. Chief Guest, Anand Sen, President TQM and Steel Business, Tata Steel and the Guest of Honor, Ashish Mathur, Managing Director, Jusco inaugurated the event and announced the themes.
Senior participants painted on the theme “Jamshedpur of my dreams” and Junior participants on “My favorite place in Jamshedpur City”. The participants were judged by eminent artists from the city – Badal Pramanik, Ms Mukta Gupta, Krishna Mahato, Public Biswas, Rajesh Bajpai and Uttam Mallick.
The results of the competition were Deeptam Das and Sitar Punariya Mahato of Jamshedpur Public School who were first and second followed by Priya Kumari of SDSM School for Excellence in the senior category. Barnali of DAV Public School, Bistupur was first, Sanober Rawat of J H Tarapore School was second while Deepak Gorai of Baldwin Farm Area School was third in the junior category.
During the Schools Dance Competition AIWC Academy of Excellence, Baridih was first, Jusco School, South Park was second followed by Motial Nehru Public School. In Dance Academies Competition Ramdas Bhatta Community Centre was first, Heera Dance Group was second while FG Warriors from Telco was third.
In Clash of Bands 4 Degrees of Freedom was the winner, LOC was the runners up while Atript was third. In Festival Table Decor Competition Meher Sandhu was the winner, Palak Saggu was second, Priyash Anand was third while Karishma Aurora was fourth.
Dipping mercury failed to deter the spirit of the people as citizens in large numbers participated in it. Spellbinding performances by dancer Tanusree Shankar, Leslie Lewis and Astad Deboo remain the highlight of the event.
The participants of various competitions that had taken place on the first and second day were felicitated on the last day of the event by Tata Steel MD TV Narendran.
On the occasion Narendran said: “I am pleased with the kind of excitement people of Jamshedpur are showing towards the carnival and hope to organize many such events in future”.
There were as several food stalls put up by various city hotels which offered Chinese, Indian, continental and regional dishes. It was held under the aegis of Jamhedpur Hotelier’s Association.