Children of social welfare residential schools from Krishna, West and East Godavari districts participated in a Youth Parliament competition held at the Sub-Collector’s office conference hall here on Monday.

The children enacted Parliamentary proceedings showing how the Members (of Parliament) discuss issues referred to them, how Bills are moved and passed by voting and other functional aspects of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament.

The programme was organised by Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions’ Society (APSWREIS) for spreading awareness of Indian Parliamentary system of democratic governance. The State-level competitions are scheduled to be held next month.

Sub-Collector D. Harichandana took part as chief guest in the inaugural function.

The competition was conducted by APSWREIS zonal officer M. Pullaiah, event conveners from Krishna and West Godavari districts B. Leela Kumari and N. Sanjeeva Rao and others were present.