A State Level Drawing & Painting Competition was organized by “The Samaja”, an Oriya daily news paper on its 93rd Anniversary celebrated at Orissa Cricket Association’s Conference Hall, Barbati Stadium, Cuttack on 4th October 2012. Chief Guest of the function was Sri Jagadananda, Commissioner of Information, Government of Odisha.
There were as many as 6638 participants from all the 32 districts (including Rourkela & Bhubaneswar) . The subject of the drawing competition was “Secularism” - Dharmanirapekhyata – in oriya.
Swadha Mohanty – the star drawing artist who has been associated with Bolokids from her childhood - stood First in the above competition.
She also received Lalita Kala Academy Award in 2011.
We are proud of you Swadha ... and wish you more success and glory in life.