Gwalior, 15 February 2015: At Tigra dam from the racing of boats to the flowing of music and dance from an attractive platform. Raina and Kohli’s fours and sixes to Showering of flowers through aero-modelling. In this excitement tourists were immersed. We are talking about the programs at two-day Lake Festival (Jheel Mahotsav) held at Tigra Dam.
On the last day of Lake Festival marvellous cultural programs were held. The adventure water sports competitions were organised. A large TFT screen was installed for the tourists to enjoy India-Pakistan cricket match. Lake Festival was jointly organised by Gwalior Tourism Development Council and District Administration by the initiative of state government.
At the finale, Collector P. Narahari, Zila Panchayat CEO Ilaya Raja T, Additional Collector Tarun Bhatnagar, Additional Director PRO Dr. H.L. Chaudhary, ADM Bidisha Mukherjee and the officials of district administration distributed the prizes.
Final events of the fisherman boat race, paddle boat race, girls tug of war, cricket tournament, aero-modelling exhibition, fly fox, banana ride and other competitions were organised. Photo exhibition at Tigra Dam remained tourist attraction. 52 photographer exhibited their 198 photographs.
They received the award
Photography – First, Sanjay Dutt (Rs. 20,000), Second, Sanjay Bhatnagar (Rs. 15,000), Third, Atul Singh Rajawat (Rs. 10,000). Besides them Mahesh Jha, D.S Solanki, Satish Gawra, Agniman Gupta and Pradeep Garg received Rs. 2,000 each as consolation prizes.
Fisherman Boat Race – First, Dable Khan (Rs. 20,000), Second, Bheem Kushwaha (Rs. 10,000), Third, Ayub Khan (Rs. 5,000). Besides them Vinod Kushwaha, Veeru Kushwaha, Sanjeev, Virendra Singh, Sandeep Kushwaha and Manoj Kushwaha received Rs. 500 each as consolation prizes.
Paddle Boat Race – First, Kuldeep Raj and Deepak Singh (Rs. 2,000), Second, Ashish and Manoj (Rs. 1,500), Third, Madan Mohan Paliya and Shaheed Khan (Rs. 1,000).
Best boat decoration – Khalil Hussain (Rs. 2,100).
Wall painting – Fist, Deepa Kadam and Nidhi Gawniya from Fine Art College (Rs. 5,000), Second, Surbhi Rathore and Ritu Pandey from Fine Art College (Rs. 3,000), Third, Akansha Yadav and Rajeshwari Bindal from ITM College (Rs. 2,000).
Band competition – First, Anubhav team leader of rock band from IPS College (Rs. 15,000), Second, Anshul Shrivastava team leader of rock band from ITM College (Rs. 10,000), Third, Gaurav Ghosh team leader of rock band from NRITM (Rs. 5,000).
Besides it, winners of the competitions from poetry, poster painting junior and senior, tennis ball cricket, tug of war and many more were awarded.