Hyderabad: Around 18,000 students from 1,016 schools in the city took part in various contests organised over months as part of the Hare Krishna Movement’s annual heritage and cultural day.

The fest organised by its cultural wing ‘Sumedhasah’, which was held here on Saturday, saw prizes awarded to students who excelled in these activities.

Principal Secretary, Woman & Child Welfare Department, Jagadeeswar, along with State Cultural Director Mamidi Hari Krishna and president of Hare Krishna Movement & Akshaya Patra Foundation Sri Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa, were present. Traditional dance, drama, classical music etc were performed by students on the occasion. “As many as 18,424 students participated in the fest which was conducted in more than 1,000 schools across Telangana,” said Gaura Chandra Dasa.

Source: Telangana Today            Dated: February 19, 2019