District level inter-school quiz competition held at Mangshilla

Mangshilla, 22 Mar (IPR):

A district level inter-school Quiz Competition was organized by District Administration at Mangshilla Arts College, North Sikkim. The quiz competition was organized to raise awareness on the electoral process and the democratic system of the country.

The participating schools were Hee-Gyathang Senior Secondary, Mangshilla Senior Secondary, Mangan Senior Secondary, Phodong Senior Secondary, Tasa Tengay Senior Secondary School, Kalsang Gyatso Senior Secondary School and Mangshilla Arts College.

After the welcome address by Principal Arts College, Mr.Karma, the Quiz Master, Under Secretary, Elections, North, Tshering Norbu engaged the participants in several rounds of well researched questions on the elections.

The participants were well prepared and the competition among the schools was stiff and finally Mangan Senior Secondary School emerged victorious. Mangshilla Senior Secondary School took the second position and Mangshilla Arts College stood third. Cash prizes and certificates were distributed to all the participants by the District Collector.

The District Collector, Karma R. Bonpo, said that the quiz was organized in the college to encourage the students and to see the progress of the Arts College. He motivated the students to appear for competitive exams after their graduation and to broaden their knowledge by reading on various topics. The District Collector also provided Rs 1 lakh to the College for setting up the library for the students. Joint Director HRDD, Sonam Lepcha and DIO North were also present during the event.