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Ashmi Naik bags first prize in All India Konkani poetry writing competition

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Mangaluru, Jan 1: Ashmi Dasharath Naik, 10th grade student of V.D. & S.V. Wagle High school from Mangeshi, Goa has won the first prize for her poem 'ti' (she) in Charles and Theresa Rodrigues memorial All India Konkani poetry writing competition being organised by Kavita Trust.

Shreelaxmi Shenoy, 9th grade student of S.V.T. Girl's P.U. college, Karkal has won the second prize for her poem 'amma' (mother). Third prize has been shared by Divya Somanath Parsekar, 10th class student of Mandre high school, Goa for her poem 'bebo' (frog) and Ashlin Cress Fernandes, 9th class student of St. Agnes high school, Mangalore for her poem 'yo-re pavsa' (come o rain).

Ashmi Naik, Sreelaxmi Shenoy

Ashlin Fernandes, Divya Parsekar

While the prize winner will get Rs 2000, second prize winner will receive Rs 1000. Third prize winners will receive Rs 750 each. All the winners will get mementos and certificates.

This is the eighth year in succession, Kavita Trust has organised this competition.

This year altogether 116 students took part in the competition. All the participants will be sent certificates.

The prize distribution ceremony will be held during Kavita Fest 2015, to be held on January 11, 2015 at Chowlikere, Barkur in Udupi district.

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