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Prize distribution

Kathmandu: On the occasion of the 60th Independence Day, an essay competition was organised titled, ‘Importance of Relation between Nepal and India.’

Various schools from the valley had participated in the competition which had around 150 entries. The prize distribution ceremony was held on August 24 at Amrit Bhog Complex, Kalikasthan. Gopal Baglay, Counsellor at Indian Embassy was the chief guest of the programme.

Prashant Rajbhandari of Shridiwa International School stood first, Bhim Kumar Moktan of Judhodaya Secondary School was second and Krishna Prasad Upadhaya of Shree

Chahana International School was third. A six months free computer training course was awarded to the first prize winner, the second and third prize winners were given

four and three months course respectively. The consolation prizes were given to Geetanjali Acharya of The New Summit High School and Ashbin Bhattarai of Mount Olives School. The consolation prize winners will receive the computer training for one and half months. Free membership to Nepal Bharat Library was also given to all the winners. Certificates were given to participating schools.

The judges were Prof.

Gopi Krishna Sharma and lecturers Sudha Tripathi and Rishi Ram Sharma. The programme was organised by Indian Embassy and Nepal India Friendship Association.