KARIMNAGAR: To celebrate the birthday of Chief Minister Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy on July 8, the district administration has decided to conduct essay and elocution competitions on the state government’s ambitious ‘Jalayagnam’ and Indiramma schemes.

The competitions would be held at Film Bhavan in Karimnagar on July 8 from 10 a.m. onwards. Students of eighth, ninth and tenth standards of various schools in Karimnagar town can participate in the competitions. Two participants from each school would be allowed to participate in the competitions.