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DK administration to treat kids to unique Children’s Day

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Mangaluru: The Dakshina Kannada district administration has chalked out various programmes to celebrate Children’s Day in a special manner and thereby educate and give them a first-hand feel of the tradition of rural coastal Karnataka.

The programme will be held on November 14 and 15 at Dr Shivaram Karanth Park, Pilikula from 10am – 4pm.

Speaking at the precursor meet on Wednesday, October 21, DK Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim said that the programme will be inaugurated by the children blowing balloons at the main entrance. Various traditional games and cultural forms will be on display. The children will be treated to a variety of rural delicacies.

They will be made to enjoy the rural transport services such as bicycles, bullock-carts, horse-carts and camel rides. Folk dances, magic shows, mimicry, mimes and mono-acting will also be organized. A special children’s Gram Sabha will be held where they will be educated on Child Rights and Protection. The children will have free access to the zoo, Botanical Park, science centre, entities producing handicrafts and the Guttu House among others.

Competitions such as kite making, treasure hunt, clay modeling, quiz and painting will be conducted. Drills on life saving skills, basic yoga practices, fire fighting skills and first aid will be demonstrated.

The two-day programme held to commemorate Dr Jawaharlal Nehru’s 126th birth anniversary is expected to attract about 15,000 children.

DK administration to treat kids to unique Children’s Day
DK administration to treat kids to unique Children’s Day

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