Chennai: All India inter-railway cultural competition 2018 for music conducted by Southern Railway commenced at Dr B R Ambedkar Arangam, Ayanavaram, Thursday. The two-day competition is opened to all the Railway employees and their wards.
According to a press release, as many as 154 participants from 17 zones and six production units from all over Indian Railways are taking part in the event. The competition is categorised into four streams – vocal (classical), vocal (light), instrumental (classical) and instrumental (light). Three eminent musicians are invited to judge the competitions.
The valedictory function will be held at Tholkappiar Marriage Hall, ICF Bus Terminus later in the day. Southern Railway General Manager R K Kulshrestha will be the chief guest while Southern Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation president Mansi Kulshrestha will be the guest of honour.