The tableaux made by the Rural Water Supply Department secured the first prize followed by Municipal Corporation and the Indira Kranthi Patham in the tableaux presentation held in connection with the Republic Day celebrations on the Police Parade Ground, here on Saturday. The special prize has gone to the tableaux on the voter enlightenment programme. The Collector Ms. Christina Z. Chongthu gave away the prizes to the winning departments and complimented them for their efforts in the execution of the government schemes.
She also distributed the commendation letters to the officials and employees who showed excellence in the delivery of their responsibilities.
The cultural programmes staged by schools children attracted one and all. The mentally challenged and differently-abled children stole the show with national flags in their hands attending the celebrations.