Bharathi Yuva Kendra, Madurai, has invited applications from school students studying in LKG to the XII Standard in Tamil Nadu for the Yuva Kala Bharathi award and from college students in the State for the Swami Vivekanandar award.

The award is given to students who excel in the fields of music, academics, painting, sports, social work, Bharatanatyam, oratory and poetry.

Nellai Balu, Founder of Bharathi Yuva Kendra has in a release stated that students who have obtained 80% or more marks in the 10th standard or 12th standard public exams held this year or in the last three years are eligible to apply, by enclosing photo copies of their mark sheets, and photo copies of the prizes they received for their achievements.

Interested students should apply, giving details of their name, address and phone number, enclosing Rs. 10-stamped self-addressed cover to Lion Nellai Balu, Founder, Bharathi Yuva Kendra, F-171, Santhi Sadan Colony, Kochadai, Madurai-625016 (cell no. 9442630815) within 30 days.

Two hundred students would be selected for the awards from each district. Functions would be held separately in each district for the distribution of the awards. The names of the selected candidates and the venue of the function would be intimated to the selected students by post.


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