The Bhagavad Gita recitation competition organised at Krishna district level by the Vijayawada chapter of the Chinmaya Mission had 4,000 school children from in and around the city participating in it. The participants were divided into four groups. U. Anjani of Little Flower School, Kaikaluru, bagged the first prize, A. Bhanu Mohana of Little Hearts Public School, Vijayawada, came second while Surya Jayanth of Amali English Medium High School, Vijayawada, got third prize in the ‘A’ category. In ‘B’ group, V. Lalitha Padmini of The Brilliants National High School, Vijayawada, T. Santosh of Chinmaya Bala Vihar, Vijayawada, and G. Ratna Prabha of Gowtham Rainbow School, Vijayawada, bagged first, second and third prizes respectively. In ‘C’ category, L.V.S. Vijaya Lakshmi of Chinmaya Bala Vihar, Vijayawada, U. Sri Srusisti Mytri of SSVVESRAM Public School, Gannavaram and A. Sai Lasya of Akshara Public School, Gudivada came first, second and third respectively.In the ‘D’ group, P. Pujitha of Chinmaya Bala Vihar, Vijayawada, came first while the second prize was shared by A. Bhargavi of Sri Vignana Vihar, Enikepadu, and S. Devi Bhavani of Kaikalur Public School. The third prize was given to M. Vijaya of Vikas Public School, Vijayawada.