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Coimbatore Zone students emerge winners in statewide elocution contest

Coimbatore Zone students emerge winners in statewide elocution contest

Shriram Ilakkiya Kazhagam, the literary wing of Shriram Group, one of India’s leading non-banking financial companies, organized Thirukkural Elocution Contest 2023.

S. Akil, Satchidananda Jothi Nikethan International School, Mettupalayam won the 2nd prize in ‘Junior’ category and T. Sureka, PSG Medical College, Peelamedu, Coimbatore won the 3rd prize in ‘College’ category.  

The State-level Thirukkural contest was conducted at three levels - Junior (Classes: 6-8), Senior (Classes: 9-12), College and witnessed an overall participation of 4816 students.

Preliminary and Semi-final rounds of the competition were held earlier during the months of Oct. and Nov. 2023 at 12 centres in TN. The Grand Finale of the competition was conducted recently at Chennai. 36 finalists (one from each of the three levels and across 12 centres) selected from Semi-final round contested in the Grand Finale.    

The first 3 winners list of the finale are as follows:

Junior Level: P.T. Sangameswaran, Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School, Sangagiri (Salem Zone)

 S. Akil, Satchidananda Jothi Nikethan International School, Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Zone) P. Varsha, Shemford School, Chidambaram (Puducherry Zone)

Senior Level: S.K. Bhaveshprasanna, Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Nannilam (Thiruvarur Zone)

S. Shivani, DAV Girls Hr. Sec. School, Chennai (Tambaram Zone) M.K. Kavyapriya, Sri Sundareswara Vidya Sala Matric Hr Sec School, Melur (Madurai Zone)

College Level: M. Manivasagam, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (Madurai Zone)

 A. Balapriyadarshini, Dr. MGR Govt. Arts and Science College for Women, Viluppuram (Puducherry Zone) T. Sureka, PSG Medical College, Peelamedu, Coimbatore (Coimbatore Zone)

First prize winners were honored with Rs. 10,000, Second Prize Rs. 7,500, Third Prize Rs. 5,000 and shield and certificate.