HT pho­tog­ra­pher wins NMMC’s photo con­test

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - Tas­neem Kausar ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­

CBD BE­LA­PUR: Mayor Sud­hakar Son­awane has an­nounced the win­ners of the Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion’ s (NMMC) pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion, Pra­tima Navi Mum­bai Chi. The 6th edi­tion of the con­test was or­gan­ised to en­cour­age and pro­mote city-based lens­men, who were asked to cap­ture the ‘Best of Navi Mum­bai’. The pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion was held in two cat­e­gories — pro­fes­sional and ama­teur.

In the pro­fes­sional cat­e­gory, HT pho­tog­ra­pher Bachchan Ku­mar and other pho­tog­ra­phers San­desh Renose, Vivek Tho­rat, Naren­dra Waskar, KK Chaud­hary, Nand­k­ishore Kurne, Satyawan Waskar and San­deep Surya­van­shi have been ad­judged the best in the con­test. The win­ners will be awarded a cash prize of Rs20,000 each at Vish­nudas Bhave au­di­to­rium, Vashi, on Jan­uary 1, at a func­tion to mark the 24rd foun­da­tion day of NMMC.

In ama­teur cat­e­gory, San­jay Patil, Sameer Mande, Dr Ved Kunhe and Su­bodh Bhoir were de­clared win­ners of the con­test. They will be given Rs10,000 and me­men­tos each.

The best pic­tures in both the cat­e­gories were se­lected by noted pho­tog­ra­phers—Sud­hakar Olwe and Srini­vas Akelda.

Son­awane said, “The 12 win­ning pho­to­graphs will be fea­tured in the NMMC’s 2016 cal­en­dar.”

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