As part of Independence Day celebrations, a painting competition was organised for high school students by city’s Brahmibthutha Sri Vasudeva Maharaja Foundation. The prize-winning students — Vaibhav (1st prize) of Navodaya School, Adithi (2nd) and Swara Nabha (3rd) from Pushkarani — are seen with Dr. K. Raghuram Vajpayee, social worker, M.N. Doreswamy, Chairman of SJK Builders, M.N. Naveen Kumar, Youth Congress Leader, Maddikeri Gopal, former President of District Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Mysuru, M.V. Nagendra Babu, Founder-President and N. Ananth Deekshit, Director.