Srinagar March, 31: A debate competition was held by IRP 18th Bn on “Importance of Women Education in the modern era” at their headquarters in Reshipora, Shopian. Commandant IRP 18th Bn Shri Mohammad Shafi was the chief guest on the occasion.
Ten schools including High Schools, Middle schools as well as Secondary schools of Shopian area participated in the debate competition.
The programme started with the Tilawat of Quran and Naat-i-Sharief.
In the competition, Green Way Public School achieved the 1st position while Gareeb Nawab Public School, Motherland Public School Zainapora and Govt High School Zainapora bagged 2nd, 3rd, and 4th positions respectively.
The Commandant later interacted with the participants and distributed the cash prizes of 4000, 3500, 3000 and 2500 to the position holders. He thanked the participants, staff members of participating schools and spectators for the enthusiasm show by them during the event.