Quarter finals / Semi Finals and Finals of the Puranava 2016– Inter District Indian Heritage Quiz Competition were held in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course road, on the 17th September 2016. 86 schools from Bangalore participated in this year Puranava from Bangalore. Students, Teachers and Parents were all enthusiastic and preparing till the last minute to see their school qualify to the semi-finals. Over 250 students had come in from the various qualifying schools to cheer up their participants.
The Program commenced with lighting of the lamp followed by chanting of the Mahamantra by all the GOD volunteers and the audience. Abhishek Narayan compered the entire program including introduction to the GOD activities. 6 teams from the Semi-finals were selected to the Finals of Puranava. Nama Sekar was the Quiz Master for the Semi-finals which was keenly contested amongst the teams. Ms. Madhuri Narayan conducted the finals of Puranava 2016.
This year featured a variety of entertaining rounds for both semi-finals and finals including Srimad Bhagavatham slokas. Many interesting new rounds were introduced.
ITI – K.R Puram was the Winner, followed by Pawan English schools as the 1st runner up and Chinmaya Vidyalaya as the 2nd runner up. All the 3 teams were presented with Gold trophy/ Medal, Silver trophy/ medals, Bronze trophy / medals respectively. Participating students from both the Semi-finals and the Finals were presented with Certificates and gift vouchers.
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