Girls celebrate Children’s Day
November 14 is the birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and celebrated as Children’s Day in India. It was celebrated a day in advance on Sunday, November 13 when a group dance competition for youth groups was organized for ten communities.
In total approx. 275 attended the event .Four were exclusively girls’ groups from the project and 65 girls from this project participated in the group dance competition. They enjoyed a bus ride from their communities to the venue of competition and interacted with the others who had assembled for the competition. 55 more girls participated in the mixed group.
All the participants received participation certificate and one of them, a group from the largely Muslim Gilbert Hill neighbourhood won the second prize.
They danced to the music of folk songs or patriotic songs.
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