Shriram Ilakkiya Kazhagam, the literary wing of Shriram Group, will be organising the annual state level Thirukkural elocution competition in August, for school and college students.
School students from class 6 to college can participate.
The preliminary rounds of the contest will begin on August 4, in Dr.MGR-Janaki College for Women.
Each institution can send only 2 entries from each class.
Each contestant can speak for five minutes. There are three different topics from Thirukkural, for each level.
Winners in each group will be given a cash award of Rs.10,000 and a shield as first prize, Rs.7500 as second prize, and Rs.5000 as third prize.
All participants will be given a certificate of participation.
Last date for submitting the forms is July 25.
Application forms will be available at Shriram Chits, Sri Bhuvaneswari Mansion, 9, North Mada Street, Mylapore. For details call 4210 0292.