Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: In commemoration of the 300th birthday of Ananda Ranga Pillai, one of Puducherry’s historical figures, the Historical Society of Pondicherry is conducting a slew of competitions for school and college students.

A drawing competition, an essay writing competition and an elocution competition will be conducted on August 29 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Andhra Maha Sabha for high school, higher secondary school and college students. The topic is ‘Puducherry in the time of Ananda Ranga Pillai’.

Those who wish to participate in drawing competition are requested to bring their own drawing and painting materials. Paper will be provided.

Winners will get attractive prizes, all participants will receive certificates. Call 9443535759 for further details.