Hosdurg education sub-district maintained its huge lead at the 53rd revenue district school arts festival on Saturday, the penultimate day of the event.

Hosdurg (Kanhangad) continued to main overall lead in the upper primary, high school and higher secondary school sections at the festival being hosted by the Government Vocational Higher Secondary School at Kayyur near Cheruvathur here.

In the upper primary section, Hosdurg pooled 120 points with 21 A grades followed by Cheruvathur with 113 points (19 A grades). Bekal sub-district came third, securing 108 points (18 A grades).

In the high school category, Hosdurg continued to maintain its lead with 253 points (47 A grades), followed by Kasaragod with 219 points (37 A grades) and Cheruvathur with 202 points (34 A grades). In the higher secondary school category, Hosdurg maintained its supremacy with 284 points (52 A grades). Kasaragod came second (267 points, 48 A grades), followed by Cheruvathur (265 points, 47 A grades).