Srinagar, July 17: Art has the power to transform, illuminate, educate, inspire and motivate; keeping this in view, a Street Art Competition was organized by the Army on 16 July 2017 at Zalaora, a defence spokesman in a statement issued here said.
The aim of this event was to spread awareness amongst the people regarding social issues. Around 40 students from different schools and colleges painted the street walls on social messages like Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao; Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan; Save Water etc, he said.
The spectators came in huge numbers and appreciated this unique and innovative medium to convey social messages and also bring youth of the area together and inspire them to give back to the community. To appreciate the efforts, cash prizes and consolation prizes were given to the participants, he said.