New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Children took part in a painting competition here on Saturday with a focus on spreading awareness about the October 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The competition was organized by the Bungalow Road Jawahar Nagar Travellers” Association in the capital”s Kamla Nagar area.
Most of the paintings depicted sporting events of the Commonwealth Games.
“I am feeling very happy that Commonwealth Games are being held in Delhi this year. I feel that by participating in this painting competition, I would contribute in spreading Delhi”s and India”s name all over the world,” said Varun Sachdeva, a youth who participated in the event.”
“Basically, the idea is to spread awareness about the Commonwealth Games amongst the local people as this time, our government is organizing the Commonwealth Games,” said Surinder Sonic, the Chairman of the Association.
The mascot of the Commonwealth Games, Shera, was also present at the event. The 19th Commonwealth Games will be held in New Delhi in October this year. (ANI)