Thiruvananthapuram North wins HSS section; Kaniyapuram tops UP section

Attingal sub-district, with 302 points, emerged the overall champions in the high school section at the Revenue District School Art Festival which concluded at the Cotton Hill Government Girls Higher Secondary School in the city on Saturday.

In the higher secondary section (HSS), Thiruvananthapuram North sub-district took home the overall title with 370 points. Kaniyapuram sub-district, with 125 points, topped the upper primary section. The prize distribution ceremony was inaugurated by Deputy Speaker of Legislative Assembly N. Sakthan.

Thiruvananthapuram North took the second place with 288 points in the high school section (HS). In the upper primary (UP) section, Kilimanoor, Balaramapuram, and Palode shared the second place with 122 points, while Attingal took the third spot with 121 points. Thiruvananthapuram South took the second place in the HSS category with 364 points.

In the Arabic Literary Festival, Kattakada and Thiruvananthapuram South shared the top position with 59 points while Kilimanoor came second with 58 points, followed by Palode with 57 points in the UP section. In the HS section, Kilimanoor topped with 93 points, while Kaniyapuram came second with 90 points, followed by Attingal with 81 points.

In the Sanskrit Festival, Kattakkada came first with 81 points, followed by Thiruvananthapuram South (79 points) and Kaniyapuram (78 points) in the HS section. In UP section, Parassala became the overall champions with 88 points, followed by Palode with 84 points and Kaniyapuram with 78 points took the third position.

At the valedictory, Mr. Sakthan said that all participants of the festival were winners. A. Sampath, MLA, said that students must have representation in the organising committees of such art festivals.

In the festival, 161 appeals were made, the decisions on which would be finalised before the State-level art festival, which will begin be held from January 14 to 20 at Malappuram.