Odisha boy awarded by Modi for painting on Swachh Bharat

New Delhi/Bhawanipatna: Odisha boy Roshan Kumar Rana was presented an award by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the winner at a painting competition held under ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti in New Delhi.

Roshan, a class V student of Bhangawari Upper Primary School under Sadar block in Kalahandi district, secured first position at the event making a beautiful painting on Swachh Bharat yesterday.

He received the award along with Rs 1 lakh cash prize and other gifts from Modi during Swachh Bharat Diwas function at Bigyan Bhawan.

With winning the prize, Roshan became the first to have been awarded in the junior category in national level drawing competition.

The competition on Swachh Bharat was held under various categories including essay, painting and film.

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