Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: Things that touch us deep down in our hearts end up becoming lines of poetry.

Tamizhosai Radio Youth and Science Forum are jointly holding a poetry writing contest in Tamil in connection with the World AIDS Day.

According to a press release here, the topic for the contest is `Ulagai Ulukkum AIDS'.

The poems should be within 25-line length.

Both school and college students from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry may participate.

The last date for sending the poem is November 27.

"The competition is in Tamil because we want to create awareness among the general public," said E.M. Rajan, President of Tamizhosai Radio Youth.

The address to which the poems on AIDS in Tamil have to be sent is K. Gounasegar, General Secretary, No: 20, First Cross, Kailash Nagar, Tagour Nagar, 5th Cross Street, Puducherry - 605008.