As part of the 68th Republic Day celebrations, Rashtriya Rifles battalion under Delta Force organised a painting competition for school children at Halaran today.
As per a defense spokesman, a total of 80 boys and girls from various schools participated in the competition.
He said the young minds let their imagination run wild as they imprinted their thoughts on canvas through imaginative use of colours.
"It was heartening to see the passion, creativity and emotions reflected so vividly in the beautiful paintings and portraits. The judges which included a selected panel of teachers had a tough time adjudging the best painting amongst the numerous contenders", he added.
At the end the children were thankful to the Delta Force for organising a culturally satisfying and enriching event, the spokesman said.