SOA announces winners of slogan, poster writing competition

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 12:00 [IST]

Last Update: Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 06:18 [IST]

SOA announces winners of slogan, poster writing competition

GANGTOK,: Sikkim Olympic Association (SOA) today announced the winners of slogan/poster competition organised by the association and NSS cell of Sports department as a part of #Cheer4India campaign for Tokyo Olympics.
A press release informs, Swarnima Tiruwa from Bojoghari senior secondary school has won the competition, while Kunga Dolma Bhutia of Yangyang SSS and Prava Tamang from Sikkim University stood second and third respectively.
Likewise, Dibya Thapa (Dentam SSS), Bandana Rai (Sikkim Govt College of Nursing), Samir Gurung (Sikkim University), Anjana Chettri (Lingmoo SSS) and Umapati Bhandari (Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree College, Tadong) have been announced as the winners of consolation prizes.
The first, second and third will receive cash prize of Rs. 15,000, Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 5,000 respectively. Also, five consolation prizes of Rs. 1,000 has been sponsored by SOA.
The winners were announced during a virtual meet attended by SOA president Kuber Bhandari, general secretary Jaslal Pradhan, NSS programme coordinators and programme officers, NSS volunteers and media personnel.
Kuber Bhandari highlighted different works carried out by NSS units and also laid emphasis on the motive behind holding such events. He also briefed about the importance of Olympic movement followed by an analysis of the current Olympic games being held in Tokyo. He congratulated the winners and urged other volunteers to be a part of the #Cheer4India campaign.
Jaslal Pradhan highlighted the factors which would motivate the athletes in taking up sports seriously and aim at winning medals at the Olympics, the release mentions.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi