National Theatre Arts Society, Patiala, organised its 47th annual New Year Leprosy Welfare Fund-Raising Entertainment and Award Festival here earlier this week with Municipal Commissioner Manjit Singh Narang in the chair at Padma Shri Khushdeva Singh Leprosy Patients' Colony.

An amount of Rs.16,650 raised for the Leprosy Patients' Welfare Fund was presented to the Kusht Ashram as a New Year gift.