@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: Rajasthani Academy organised its annual event – 29th Rajasthani Folk Dance Competition 2019 on Saturday 12th October 2019 at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi. Chairman Sh. RN Lakhotia conveyed that this competition is being organised continuously for past 29 years to promote Rajasthani culture among students. President Sh. Gaurav Gupta confirmed that this year 20+ schools from across Delhi NCR participated in the competition which were judged by Ms. Suruchi Seth, Mrs. Anita Aggarwal and Mrs. Suresh Gupta. Diplomats from Switzerland, Italy, Colombia and Mexico came to grace the occasion and cheer the students. Honoured guests at the event were Mrs. Reeti Sharma – Spouse og DG ICCR, Mr. Subhash Goyal- Chairman Stic Travel and Sh. Navratan Aggarwal, Bikanervala. The first, second and third position and the best dress award in the dance competition was secured by Ashok Memorial Public School Faridabad, Blue Bells Model School Gurgaon, Little Flowers Public Sr. Sec. School Shivaji Park and Sumermal Jain Public School respectively.
The 5th Subhash Lakhotia Shrawan Kumar Award with a cash prize of Rs. 1 lac was awarded to Smt. Pooja Gupta for her exceptional devotion towards care of parents. Secretary smt. Suman Maheshwari confirmed that the winners of 7th Rajasthani Painting Competition were also awarded during the course of the event for various categories – Junior, middle & Senior. . The event also featured a unique baby show by Ms. neeru Sehgal of World Book of Talent Records winner of which was Master Ayansh Mittal.