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Abhijit Paul’s ‘Am I’ wins first prize in Online Patriotic Short Film Contest

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A Short film titled ‘Am I?’ directed by Abhijit Paul won the first prize and a cash award of one lakh rupees in the Online Patriotic Short Film Contest organized by the Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Develoment Corporation, NFDC.

‘Ab India Banega Bharat’ directed by Debojo Sanjiv got the second prize and a cash award of 50 thousand rupees and ’10 Rupees’ directed by Yuvraj Gokul got the third prize and a cash award of 25 thousand rupees. Eight short films have got Special Mention Certificates.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has congratulated the winners of the contest. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar thanked all the participants for their contribution and making the short film contest a roaring success.

As part of Independence Day Celebrations-2020, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in association with National Film Development Corporation, NFDC organized Online Short Film Contest to create patriotic mood surrounding this year’s Independence Day.

The contest went live on 14th July on MyGov portal and ended on the 7th of August. The contest was hosted on the www.MyGov.in website for receiving the entries. The theme for the entries revolved around patriotism, equating it to Atmanirbharta, self-reliance as the new Mantra of progress for the nation.


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