The Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is coming up with several competitions to engage young minds in the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav activities. Under the spirit of Jan Bhagidari (public participation), these online events aim to connect the participants with the freedom struggle and making of New India.
The first is a Drawing Competition for children inviting them to draw their ‘Favourite Freedom Hero’. This event hosted on MyGov platform starting today is open to participants of the age group 7-15 years. It aims to encourage children to know more about India’s freedom fighters as they draw their “Favourite Freedom Hero”, and at the same time explore their creative instinct. The last date for submission is 29th August 2021.
The winning entries will be awarded suitably by the Publications Division. To participate in the competition, log on to: https://www.mygov.in/task/draw-your-favourite-freedom-hero/ A book is often judged by its cover and what better opportunity could the readers get to design one by themselves. Publications Division is bringing out a series of books celebrating the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav over the next year and will be crowd-sourcing for the cover designs of these prestigious and collectible titles.
The participants of the Book Cover Design Competition will be able to submit the original designs according to the theme of the books on MyGov and this competition will be open to all. Also in line are Online Quizzes on India’s freedom struggle and growth story. Participants will be able to test their knowledge and awareness of the Amrit Mahotsav and win prizes.
This Iconic Week under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is a grand celebration by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting which is showcasing the convergence of the values and glories of the freedom struggle of the past with the aspirations and dreams of a young, new and iconic India.
This Mahotsav is dedicated to the people of India who have not only been instrumental in bringing India thus far in its evolutionary journey but also hold within them the power and potential to enable the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of activating India 2.0, fuelled by the spirit of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.