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Children’s film festival promoting Child Rights to entertainment in South Sikkim

Gangtok,Jan 10 (UNI) The Children’s Film Society of India(CFSI) has chosen South District of Sikkim ,with Namchi as its Headquarter, for the Children's Film Festival to be held in Februray next.
"The Children’s Film Society of India will conduct six shows, two-per-day, at Imperial Talkies here. At least 200 people can be accommodated in the Hall," K .Ragukul, District Collector of South Sikkim told UNI.
The students will be able to see the films for free as the by CFSI, which works under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, will fund the shows, he informed.
The festival will be taken to rural areas as well where projector and other equipment are available.
"The films to be screened are yet to be decided," he added.
CFSI will also arrange special shows for the visually impaired from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute ,Boomtar, besides the urban and rural school students.
Both the private and government school students will have see the films.
Pramod Alphanso, Assistant Distribution Officer of CFSI said the organisations motto is "Promoting Every Child’s Right to Entertainment".
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Mohun Bagan supporter found hanging near Victoria Memorial

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