Gangtok, 30 Jul:

Continuing the district wise inter-school quiz competitions as part of the centenary celebrations of Sir Thutob Namgyal Memorial Hospital, the hospital organized a quiz contest at Gyalshing Community Hall on 29 July for West district, a press release informs.

17 senior secondary schools from the district participated in the competition of whom six made it to the final round.

Soreng Senior Secondary School, Pelling Senior Secondary School, Dentam Senior Secondary School, Mangalbaria Senior Secondary School, Sakyong Senior Secondary School and Tharpu Senior Secondary School competed to win the competition and represent the district at the State-level quiz competition.

Mangalbaria Senior Secondary clinched the first place in the finals in the last tie breaker question, while Tharpu Senior Secondary School and Soreng Senior Secondary School took the second and third places respectively.

Yangthang MLA, Chandra Maya Subba, who attended the event as the chief guest, in her address, appreciated the efforts of the organizers and congratulated the hospital administration on completing 100 years of providing healthcare to the state.

The hospital has been organizing district level quiz competitions over the last few weeks. Mangan Senior Secondary School and Holy Cross School will be representing North and East districts respectively at the finals. Mangalbaria Senior Secondary School on the other hand will represent West district.