By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 26 Jul: The NGO, Aryan Group, organised a Drawing and Essay competition on Thursday at the Shahenshahi Inter College and Swami Ram Tirth Kanya Vidyalaya, Rajpur. This programme was conducted under the Mission Rispana to Rishiparna Campaign and Harela F estival. The Essay and painting competition theme was tree plantation and the importance of rain water harvesting. As many as 130 students of Shahenshahi Inter College and 110 of Swami Ram Tirth Vidyalaya participated in the competition. The Chief Guest and SDO, Mussoorie, For est Department KP Verma presented the awards to the winners. As it was freedom fighter Sridev Suman’s death anniversary, the Headmaster of Shahenshahi Inter College paid homage and informed the children about his life and work. On the occasion, Aryan Group Founder & Chair man Faizi Aleem distributed fruits among the children. A forest department ranger told children about rain water conservation. Present on the occasion was a team of the forest department, school teachers, Nikhil Jha, Siddhartha Rajvanshi and Hemant Rana of the Aryan Group, Meenakshi and many distinguished people.