United India Apartments in Mayur Vihar Phase 1 Extension will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 147th birth anniversary on October 2 with a drawing competition for children.
About 200 children from the 22 societies in Mayur Vihar Phase I Extension will participate in the competition, and the 20 best drawings will be awarded. "A group of five senior citizens from different societies in the area will form the panel of judges. They will felicitate the winners with certificates and packets of sweets on the same day,” said Ummed Singh, a member of the managing committee.
Purushottam Das Bhatt, president of the United India Apartments managing committee, said, “To mark Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, we have requested everyone to wear khadi kurtas and white pyjamas. The children in our society are very excited about the competition. We are hoping it'll be fun for the kids."