Jammu, June 28: As a precursor to the Jhangar Day celebration, a singing and dance competition is being organised by the Army in Naoshera. In continuation of various Perception Management activities organized from time to time Talent Hunt ‘Jhangar Idol’ was conceived with an aim to discover and project the hidden dancing and singing talent present amongst the locals of Naoshera.
The event was spread over a span of two months which started with auditions for solo singing and group dance performances. The solo singing competitions was divided into two age groups, below 15 years and 16 to 30 years. The auditions were conducted in various locations of Naoshera, & villages of Lam, Jhangar, Seri, Kalsian & Gagrote. Four finalists in each group for singing and four dance groups were selected and the event culminated with a thrilling grand finale “Jhangar Idol”, held on, today, at Butalia Auditorium.
The winner and participants in each category were felicitated with prizes by the Chief Guest, Brigadier Satinder Singh, Deputy General Officer Commanding, Ace of Spades Division. Consolation prizes were awarded to rest of the participants.
Brigadier Satinder Singh motivated the participants and complimented the efforts of all those who were involved in this talent search, while carrying out interaction with large number of civil and military dignitaries.