SSK organises online Shardalipi contest
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Sharda Section of Sanjeevani Sharda Kendra (SSK), Anand Nagar, Bohri, here on Saturday organized a unique online ‘Card Making Competition in Sharda Lipi’ for the students who could read and write Shardalipi, the results of which were declared here today.
As many as 30 entries were received from across the country by the organisers for this competition, the sole aim of which was to promote Sharda script across the globe.
Sanatan Thusoo, son of Sant Ji Thusoo (Jammu); Chaitanya Pandita, son of Dilip Pandita (Uhampur) and Khushi Pandita, daughter of Dilip Pandita (Udhampur) emerged first, while Aryan Pandita, son of Sushil Pandita (Jammu) and Tanishq Bhat, son of Ajay Bhat (Jammu) were adjudged second and the duo of Rushil Dhar, son of Bharat Bhushan Dhar (Hyderabad) and Sherilyn Bhat, daughter of Rakesh Bhat (Jammu) were declared third.
A special prize was given to youngest participant Abhyank Handoo, son of Ankur Handoo (Haryana); while Tanishqa Bhat (Jammu); Hitika Pandita, daughter of Sanjay Kumar Pandita (Jammu) and Satvik Dhar, son of Sanjay Dhar, (Punjab) received consolation prizes.
The participation/merit certificates and Holy Shrimad Bhagwat Gita were given to Aanika Raina (New Delhi), Shivansh Raina (Pune), Shirin Bhan (Jammu), Darshan Patil (Ahmadabad), Tanishtha Raina (Faridabad), Manasvi Pandita (Jammu), Leisha Raina (Jammu), Vaibhav Kar (Gurugaon ) and Shavac Raina (Vessu Srinagar) .
A panel of Shardalipi experts who performed as adjudicators included Satish Pandita, Principal and Shardalipi Teacher from J&K; Bushan Ji Chauhan, renowned Artist and Shardipi Teacher from Gujarat and Sushma, Educationist and Shardalipi Teacher from Punjab.
Ashok Khazanchi (Social Activist and Shardalipi Expert) and Mohan Lal Raina (Ex Principal and Shardalipi Teacher) were the main organisers of the event. Those who got first, second and third prize were awarded with a calligraphy pen set, a Bhagwat Gita, a trophy and a certificate each.
It is pertinent to mention here that Sanjeevani Sharda Kendra Jammu, with an objective to promote Sharda script across the globe is providing free online Shardalipi teaching facilities to young and old through a galaxy of Shardalipi experts from last one year.
The panel of experts is being headed by Sanjay Pandita, Senior Lecturer and Shardalipi Teacher.