Kanpur: As a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava a zone level Youth Festival was held under the auspices of Yuva Kalyan Evam Pradeshik Vikas Dal at BNSD Shiksha Niketan in Kanpur on Thursday.
The programme was inaugurated by the principal Brij Mohan Singh, Mohan Singh and district Yuva Kalyan Adhikari Arti Jaiswal. Manager of the host school Aditya Shankar Bajpai and assistant manager Shyam Arora were chief guests of the concluding function.
The winners of Kanpur and Jhansi division took part in various cultural events. Shivangi group (Kanpur) won the folk song event while Akansha & group (Kanpur Nagar) won the folk dance event. Janhvi Tiwari, Saundarya Gupta emerged as winners in Bharatnatyam and Kathak dance, respectively. In the musical instrument event Shubham Vishwakarma, Akash Kumar, Swati Pandey emerged as winners in playing tabla, flute and sitar, respectively.
Bal Krishna Dixit of Jhansi division and Chetan Gupta of Kanpur were jointly declared as winner in classical singing and Antar Gupta won in Odyssey .
All the winners of zone level will now take part in the state level championship to be held from August 29 to 31 in Kanpur.