LAKSHAY GANDOTRA OF DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAMMU WINS 23rd KUSAMAKURA INTERNATIONAL HAIKU CONTEST-2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Lakshay Gandotra (X-E) of DPS Jammu brought laurels to the school and his parents by securing 3rd prize (Nyusen) in Foreign Language Category in 23rd “Kusamakura” International Haiku Contest-2018 organized online by The International “Kusamakura” Haiku Competition Office, Japan, the result for which was declared on 17th November, 2018 in Kumamoto City.
Lakshay was awarded with a Merit Certificate and a Letter of Appreciation from Mr. Kazufumi Onishi, Mayor of Kumamoto & Honorary Chairman, International Kusamakura Haiku Competition and Mr. Nakamasa Iwaoka, Chairman, International Kusamakura Haiku Competition for his Haiku:
girl child collects her ruined
books after the flood"
It is noteworthy that only one entry from India has been selected this year for this prestigious award.
Earlier, Lakshay had also won 21st Mainichi Haiku Contest-2017 and secured second place in his category.
Principal, DPS Jammu, Ms. Ruchi Chabra congratulated the budding gem for this achievement and his parents Mrs. Amita Gandotra & Mr. Sanjeev Gandotra for the meritorious literary achievement and also encouraged other children to take interest in such literary pursuits.
Hon’ble President, RCT, Sh. M.K Ajatshatru Singh Ji, Hon’ble PVC, Kunwrani Ritu Singh Ji and Hon’ble Director, Sh. S.S Sodhi Ji also extended their best wishes to Lakshay and his parents.