On the eve of first Polio National Immunisation Day (NID) on Sunday, Rotary Club Visakha Port City conducted a sand art competition on the beach opposite YMCA on Saturday with polio theme to create awareness among public on importance of immunisation.

Six students from Fine Arts Department, Andhra University participated. Prizes were distributed to the winners. Rotary district governor Ch. Surya Rao, president of Rotary Club Visakha Port City R. Vidyasagar and member Mayak were present.

A rally comprising members and around 200 children was taken out earlier on the beach road from YMCA to Durga Temple carrying placards on polio eradication.

This was organised by the Rotary Clubs of Visakhapatnam to remind the public to participate without fail on National Immunisation Day. This is being done to eliminate polio forever.