Carnival for underprivileged kids in Kolkata

Over 100 underprivileged children will participate in the Christmas revelry in The Kids Carnival beginning Saturday.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013, 15:09 PM IST

Kolkata: Over 100 underprivileged children will participate in the Christmas revelry here in The Kids Carnival beginning Saturday.

The two-day carnival is being organised by Genius Kids School in association with Save The Children (NGO) and Sai Shikha Charitable Trust.

"It will bring together over a 100 underprivileged kids with other children. We aim to do away with the differentiation and discrimination," chairman of the carnival committee Vikash Singh told a news agency.

At the event, to be held at Jatra Suru Sangha club ground in Garia, children will be given scholarships, books, clothes, and other stationery items.

"There will be contests, shows, health camps and cultural programmes. Above all they will be part of all fun and frolic associated with the holiday season," Singh said.