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Elocution competition

As part of the awareness campaign to eliminate child labour, Training and Research for Action (TARA), conducted an essay writing and elocution competition among high school and junior college level students.

Participating in the contest 195 students from 30 schools and 10 colleges, expressed a unilateral view in abolishing the system of child labour.

In the English medium elocution competition: Sonali Roy, Gayatri Vidya Parishad; Shravan Kumar, Timpany School and B.N. Trinadh, B.V.K. College bagged the first, second and third prizes respectively.

S.Mothi Bai, Visakha Women's Junior College, B. Ravi Shankar, Gayatri Junior College and P. Lavanya, Margadarsi Junior College, claimed the first, second and third prizes in the Telugu Medium category.

TARA, has been working for the cause of child education since 17 years in Visakhapatnam and they have launched the project of Child Labour Elimination with the support of ILO-IPEC and AP Gpvernment, recently.

P. Mariadas was the Guest of Honour and the President of TARA, Pius Mathew inaugurated the programme.