Special school youth festival begins in Thiruvananthapuram

The 16th Kerala Special School Youth Festival was inaugurated by Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb here today.

Thiruvananthapuram: The 16th Kerala Special School Youth Festival was inaugurated by Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb here today.

An official release here said more than 2,500 students would participate in 83 items of the three-day festival.

Hearing impaired and visually challenged students who had scored well and received A-grade in school level competitions are participating in the event.
For the mentally challenged students, the deputy director of Education carried out a district-level screening, the release said