Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Kasturba Vanitha Vedi and Gandhi Peace Foundation organise various programmes in connection with Kasturba Day that is observed on February 22. An elocution and essay competition for Upper Primary, High School and Higher Secondary students will also be conducted. Essays should be submitted at Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud, on February 22 by 2 p.m. The topic is ‘Njaan ariyunna Kasturba Gandhi’. The entries should not exceed 10 pages. Participants in the elocution competition should report at Gandhi Bhavan by 2 p.m. with a letter attested by the school authorities.