Regional round for national crossword competition held
NAVI MUMBAI: Jaipuriar School, Sanpada, organised the city round of the Sudha All India Inter-School Crossword Contest on Thursday.
Students of around 20 schools f rom Mumbai and Navi Mumbai participated in the event, which is being held to commemorate the ‘ year of crossword’, as crossword puzzles have completed 100 years in 2013.
Winners f rom dif f erent regions will participate in the final to be held on December 14 in New Delhi.
The organisers of the event said that the idea behind a crossword contest was to make children realise that crosswords are not just incoherent words, but one of the most important tools for sharpening young minds.
“The event was of 3- hour duration and i ncluded t he crossword contest, a cultural show, result declaration and the prize distribution ceremony. The winning team was declared as city champions and was selected for the nationals,” said a member of the organising committee