A special treat for special children
Celebrating Childrens Day with festivity and colours, Round Table India, an Indian arm of international organisation spread all over the world...
Hyderabad: Celebrating Children’s Day with festivity and colours, Round Table India, an Indian arm of international organisation spread all over the world organised ‘Taare Zameen Par’, a unique painting competition for differently-abled and physically challenged children here in city at Secunderabad.
The painting competition saw a participation of 800 from different schools such as Helen Keller School, Child Guidance Centre, Green Special School, Oral School, Genesis School, Vidhyanjali School, Special Education Centre and Abhay Pradha School. The competition was simultaneously held in Hyderabad and Vizag as well as all over India on Wednesday. Nearly 40,000 took part across the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Round Tabler Himansshu Gupta, Coordinator for the event said that Taare Zameen Par is a National Initiative of Round Table India where painting and sketch competition is being organised for the past 12 years for the differently-abled children to help children unravel their hidden skills.
“For the world, these kids are differently gifted. We feel they are definitely gifted. These kids dwell in a beautiful world of their own. Devoid of number crunching pressures, no deadlines… Just the pleasure of enjoying the moment. No ghosts of the past as memories, No phantoms of the future as worries.
The sheer joy of living for the moment” said Shisham Jaiveer Sabharwal, Chairperson of Ladies Circle India area 9. It was a great pleasure to see the differently gifted children enjoy their day out and express themselves with colours.
The winners of the competition were given away gift hampers comprising of bags, water bottles, tiffin boxes besides prizes. The children revelled in colours and were royally treated with their choicest dishes like Noodles, Manchuria, Biryani, etc. and were given gift hampers besides prizes.