Shriram Ilakkiya Kazhagam, the literary wing of Shriram group, is organising a thirukkural elocution contest from July 30- Aug 28 for school and college students in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The preliminary rounds of the contest will be held on July 30 at Dr. MGR-Janaki College for Women, R. A. Puram.
The contestants will be divided in four groups – juniors (VI – VIII), seniors (IX and X), super seniors (XI and XII) and college. Each institution can send two entries from each class. At the college level, 4 students can participate. The competition will be conducted in three rounds: preliminary, semi-final and final. The preliminary round and semi-finals will be held on the same day at the same venue. Winners in each group will be given a cash award of Rs. 10,000, Rs. 7,500 and Rs. 5,000 as the first, second and third prizes, respectively. The first prize winners’ school/college will be presented with a shield.
Interested persons can collect the application forms from the nearest Shriram Chits branches or from Shriram Chits at 145, Santhome High Road, Mylapore or download it from www.shriramchits.com. Last date for submitting the filled in application form is July 23. Ph: 40214100.