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Meet action heroes, heroines of city

Mysore, Feb 22, 2013, DHNS 0:34 IST

22 students who did their mite for civic awareness honoured at ‘Mysuru Habba’

When the whole nation had taken to streets demanding stringent action against the accused in Delhi gang-rape case, a girl student from the city had joined them, but through tech mode. She had sent an online petition to none other than the union home minister seeking action against the perpetrators.

Amulya Anil, a student of JSS Public School, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE) campus in the city, was among 22 students who were honoured for doing their mite for civic awareness, on Friday.

Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA), in association with Mysore City Corporation had organised ‘Mysuru Habba’ at B V Karanth Ranga Mantapa, Dasara exhibition grounds here.

Few students who had taken initiative to bring changes in their surroundings were honoured with the title ‘action heroes and heroines.’ Amulya Anil (JSS Public School, SJCE campus), Sachin Kumar, Bindu (Vanitha Sadana School), Jayasimha and Guruprasad (Bhagini Seva Samaja), Shiju and Lakhman (JSS High School), R Harshith, Suraj Roy and S Karthik (Vijaya Vittala), Yogesh and Manoj (Lalita High School), S Aishwarya Ram (Kuvempu High School), Prathap (JSS High School, Srirampura), B Anusha and M S Chaya (Vijaya Vittala), Roshini (Avila Convent), Bhagya (Kuvempu High School), Harshita, Neetu and Varshita (Kannika Kaveri School) and Sindhu (Vanitha Sadana) responsible for reformations at schools, home and their locality were awarded.

Initiative

To elaborate on their initiatives; some among them had brought back the students who had left schools midway, to classes, woke up the authorities from their slumber with their letters on civic problems, measures to save electricity, keeping classes and residential area clean, helping poor students pay their school and examination fees.

Going a step ahead, two of the boys also staged protest along with their locality members for water, while a girl grew vegetables at the school which is used for mid-day meals. They have taught lessons of cleanliness to other students in school and even made their parents save electricity.

Donation

Amulya, daughter of Dr P Anil and Bharathi couple told Deccan Herald, ‘a life could be saved with her organs after her death’. That’s what made her be keen on cadaver donation too. She wants to serve the army in future and is particular about the judiciary branch of the army. “I am inspired by within to indulge in such activities. I want to register for cadaver donation,” she says firmly.

Harshita and Varshita pointed out the necessity of expansion of CMCA. They feel that all students should actively partake in the awareness programmes which could in turn give them a cleaner environment and a healthy society. “As foundations are for buildings, CMCA is base for every child’s development,” they said.

Commissioner of MCC P G Ramesh, after inaugurating the event, likened the CMCA to that of Bhakti movement, freedom movement and youth movement which is essential in today’s world.

He observed that only children can teach their parents and others in the society about various issues to which the latter have turned a blind eye.

Chairman trustee of CMCA and noted environmentalist N Yellappa Reddy denounced increase in atrocity rate against children in the name of punishments. He said, “beasts are better than humans now. Affection, compassion and kindness is on the decrease among humans.”

As many as 2,100 students of 65 schools of city who are members of CMCA civic clubs participated in the annual event. They entertained their fellow students with cultural programmes as well as made them aware of their duties as citizens.

CMCA Mysore, health department of MCC, Mysore city traffic police and Lets! do it Mysore had erected stalls with useful information for students.

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