CYDR organises “International Day of Non-Violence” essay writing competition for Class 6-UG kids

By : |September 16, 2020 0

CYDR Foundation has announced an essay writing competition for school and college students of classes 6-UG on the theme ‘International Day of Non-Violence’. The competition envisions the idea of Non Violence on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The International Day of Non-Violence has strong connections with the works, beliefs, and methods of peace leader Mahatma Gandhi, who is known as India’s “Father of the Nation”.

The theme of the essay writing competition reiterates the commitment for “the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence” and the desire “to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence”. Thus, the themes designed in the essay will help students to explore their ideas for translating the concept of Non-violence into achievable one.

How to participate?

The essay competition is meant for students of Secondary and Higher Secondary Stages from schools under CBSE, KVS, NVS, NIOS and All School boards/SCERTs at the State/UT Level. Further, UG students of all colleges and streams can participate, too.

The categories for the event are:

Junior Category: 6th to 8th
Senior Category: 9th to 12th & Undergraduates

For the Junior Category, the essay should be within 500 words. Further, for the Senior Stage, the essay should be within 1000 words. Submit the essay in PDF format in either language- Hindi or English.

Write-up text should be submitted in readable Font of Hindi/English. Font size should be 14 for any; Line spacing should be 1.15 only.

Topic for Essay

• Gandhi was a great supporter of Truth and Non Violence

Prizes for the essay writing competition

Awards for both Junior and Senior Category are as follows:-

• 1st Prize 5100 + Physical Certificate
• 2nd Prize 2100 + Physical Certificate
• 3rd Prize 1100 + Physical Certificate
• Certificates of Participation for all

Apart from the above prizes, the best 10 submissions shall win a cash prize of Rs. 1000.

Registration Fee

The registration fee is Rs.100 which will go to COVID-19 affected families.

The last date of submission is15th October 2020; 11.59 PM. Apply here.

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