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Mumbai mayor to conduct drawing competition for kids on Jan 10 – education

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar will hold an online children’s drawing contest on January 10, 2021, ahead of the birth anniversary of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray.

The competition’s theme is ‘Mazi Mumbai’ (My Mumbai) and will be held through the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s education department portal, according to a statement released by the BMC on Tuesday.

Participants must upload their drawings to the portal between 12 pm and 5 pm, he said.

The age group of the participants was not specified in the statement.

Pednekar held a meeting Tuesday and called on BMC officials to publicize the competition widely so that children can participate in large numbers.

Last year, nearly 78 lakhs of children participated in this annual drawing composition, according to the statement.

Bal Thackeray was born on January 23, 1926. He died on November 17, 2012.

The BMC, the richest civic body in the country, is governed by the Shiv Sena.


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