- THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS FROM 438 GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS OF DISTRICT PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITIONS
Jalandhar, April 27,2019 ( By Madhur):As a part of the 550th parkash purab commemorations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, the Education department organized Essay Writing Competitions in the 438 government schools of the district.
Divulging the details, District Education Officer (Secondary) Harinder Pal Singh said that the move was aimed at perpetuating the life and philosophy of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji amongst our future generations. He said that these competitions were held in 151 secondary, 123 high and 161 middle schools of the district. Harinder Pal Singh said that thousands of students from 8th and 12th classes of the schools took part in the competition and wrote essays about life and teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
The District Education Officer said that during the competition, the students were exhorted to follow Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teachings in their lives adding that students were also given first, second and third prizes. He further said that the department would organize many more competitions like painting, declamation and others in coming days to make the students abreast of the teachings and life of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.