Vijay Diwas Fest Photography Contest 2020
Vijay Diwas Fest Photography Contest 2020 is organised by Honourpoint for celebrating and memorising the sacrifice of Indian soldiers in the 1971 war. Honourpoint, an online memorial for every Indian soldier, is a virtual platform through which you can know the sacrifice of Indian soldiers for the sake of saving our country. Honourpoint creates awareness and raises funds for the families of martyrs through organising and participating in cultural competitions, live shows, marathon etc. Vijay Diwas Fest photography Contest 2020 has been organised by Honourpoint on the auspicious occasion of Vijay Diwas on 16 December, the day of 1971 when the Pakistani army surrendered to the Indian Army followed by the creation of a new nation named Bangladesh. Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software, is very proud to be a part of such a noble event.
“Honourpoint is an online memorial to honour, appreciate and remember the spirited and valiant sons and daughters of India who had the distinction of serving the country in “military uniform”, and are no longer with us”, the official website of Honourpoint Foundation mentions such great motif of the organisation in the homepage of their official website. Honourpoint is an online platform through which anyone can pay tribute to any individual soldier, An Individual Soldier, heroes of the Kargil Vijay Diwas (1999 War), heroes of the Vijay Diwas (1971 War), and heroes of the 1965 Indo – Pak war. Vijay Diwas Fest Photography Contest 2020 is an initiative by Honourpoint for creating for honouring the war heroes of the 1971 war with Pakistan. Besides memorising and honouring the war heroes of India, Honourpoint also pays tribute to all those who have been doing the noble job of protecting our country by wearing military uniforms. Honourpoint is a personalised virtual shrine too for the members of those families who had lost their dear ones. They can pay tribute, share memories and stories, preserve their memories and increase awareness among the Indians about the sacrifice of the noble sons of the nation.
To celebrate Vijay Diwas this year on 16 December 2020, Honourpoint Foundation organised several programs for creating awareness among the youngsters of the country about the sacrifice made by the Indian Army for the sake of the nation. Among various programs, there were Vijay Diwas Fest – Writing Contest 2020, and Vijay Diwas Fest – Photography Contest 2020. Both the events were based on the same theme which is “Jaya Hey – victory to our Armed Forces (Saluting their service and sacrifice)”. The winners of both these events had a chance to win cash prizes, consolidated prizes, and certificates of recognition. The 1st Prize, 2nd Prize, and 3rd Prize of these events were Rs 25,000, Rs 15,000, and Rs 10,000 respectively. There had been 15 consolidated prizes and certificates of recognition for the top 100 entries.
The special jury panel of Vijay Diwas Fest Photography Contest 2020 includes family members of our respected martyrs, army officers, and contemporary artists of repute. The jury panel is featured by:
Honourpoint received overwhelming responses from thousands of students across India for the Vijay Diwas Fest Photography Contest 2020. The list of the recipients of prizes is following:
- 1st Prize (Rs 25000) is won by Rinku Singh from Lady Irwin College, Delhi.
- 2nd Prize (Rs 15000) is won by Istiyaq Ahmed Katoch from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi.
- 3rd Prize ( Rs 10000) is won by Binita Sharma from Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim.
Winners of the Consolation Prizes
- Rajni Devi from St Aloysius College, Jabalpur, MP
- Jai Samota from Bhupal Noble PG College, Udaipur, Rajasthan
- Aayush Sharma, IGNOU, Delhi
- Gobinda Dhar, Lumding College, Dimapur, Nagaland
- Hreem Rathore from St Aloysius College, Jabalpur, MP
- Trisha Malakar from Durgapur Women’s College, Durgapur, West Bengal
- Eshika Roy from Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal
- Monica K. L. from Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College, Bangalore, Karnataka
- Anuron Mullik from Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal
- Bidisha Chakroborty from Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal
- Vyasnavi Kathrine from Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka
- Pooja Upadhyay from St Aloysius College, Jabalpur, MP
- Naman Panchal from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, UP
- Bhumika Anand from DAPM RV Dental College, Bangalore, Karnataka
- Advay Nikam from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka