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Army Organizes Food Festival at Sangaldan

RAMBAN: Indian Army, in collaboration with Education Department, Ramban, on Thursday organized a food festival at Higher Secondary School Sangaldan to celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

The day is celebrated as a reminder to abstain and to voice against all violence against women throughout the world. The students of the far-flung area in Jammu etched the noble cause in the minds of the local populace through an unorthodox means of participating in the Food Festival and presenting their art of cooking cuisines from all parts of the nation.

The festival saw the participation of not only the girls but scores of boys who stepped up to voice for the cause.

The event saw the establishment of 15 Food stalls with both sweet and savoury dishes displayed.

The festival was attended by Executive Magistrate, Keshav Kumar and strength of over 400 people from the local areas.

All participants were felicitated at the end of the programme and The Best stall trophy was coveted to the stall named " Food Street" prepared by Safiya Anjum and Shaida Dar of Sangaldan and Iqra Tasam Bano of Gool which was based on three criteria Food, Creativity and Theme.

The children expressed their happiness and enthusiasm during the programme. The creativity of the students further complemented the entire event. Such events being organised are testimony of the relentless efforts made by the Indian Army to inculcate the motto of "Think Global, Act Local" to the students. Such activities further strengthen the bond between the local populace, especially the youth and the Indian Army.

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