Hema Maley wins Lingi Payong School virtual dance comptt

Lingi Payong, 22 Aug:

The month long virtual solo Nepali folk dance competition organised by the School Managing Committee of Government Secondary School, Lingi Payong, came to an end on Saturday. The organising committee announced the results based on Facebook votes [which carried 10% weightage] and judges score of 90%.

Hema Maley of Samdong SSS bagged the first position with 81 points (Facebook votes 5.7 and judges votes 75.3) followed by Bhumi Guragain of Government Sanskrit College Samdong with 70 points (Facebook votes 10 and judges votes 60) and Rinchen Lepcha of GSSS Lingee South Sikkim with 60.2 points (Facebook votes 3.2 and judges votes 57) bagging second and third places respectively in senior category (Class IX–XII).

Similarly, Anisha Ghimirey of Makha SSS bagged first position with 84.9 points (Facebook votes 10 and judges votes 74.9) followed by Anisha Limboo of Dikchu SSS with 70.8 points (Facebook votes 7.2 and Facebook votes 63.6) and Nitisha Thapa of Phalaichadara JHS with 64.5 points (Facebook votes 9.3 and judges votes 55.2) bagging second and third position in junior category (Class VI–VIII) respectively.

In the sub junior category (nursery–V), Ayushi Sunjel with 70.7 points (Facebook votes 8.3 and judges votes 62.4) secured the first place along with Aarushi Gautam of Diamond English School Khesay with 70.6 points (Facebook votes 10 and judges votes 60.6) and Dawchen Lepcha with 55.9 (Facebook votes 6.1 and judges votes 49.8) of the same school secured the second and third place respectively.

The organising committee has decided to give away consolation prizes to 4th place winners in all categories as they performed exceptionally well and had been trailed by a very small margin due to Facebook votes.

They are Meliyana Rai of Merry kids English School Dikchu (Sub Junior), Aradhna Chhetri of Diamond English School Khesay (Junior) and Pritika Rai of Makha SSS (Senior). The committee has decided to give away cash prizes, trophies and certificates to the winner in a programme to be organised physically after taking permission from the administration once the number of COVID-19 cases subsides in coming days. If it is not allowed, the prizes will be sent to the winners through their respective schools.