Students Islamic Organisation of India-Gujarat Zone conducting the state level “Udaan Children’s Festival” since 2017, to promote the extra curricular activities and to explore the talents of young students. This year due to the pandemic situation, this festival was conducted through online platform. Alhamdulillah several students participated from across Gujarat. The registration started in the mid July and the actual festival was conducted on 7th 8th and 9th August. Students sent their performances in different activities like Qirat, speech, stand up comedy, painting, calligraphy, Best out of waste and environmental activity through video and photographs. We got some amazing performances of young students which were judged by different judges.

On 23rd August the prize distribution ceremony was conducted through Facebook live. The zonal secretory SIO Gujarat Br. Jaweed Quraishi started the program with his Inaugural talk. Our guest speakers Mr. Shakeel Ahmed Rajput (Zonal Patron, SIO Gujarat) and Br. Salman Khan (National Sec., SIO India) motivated the students to participate in the extracurricular activities and to improve their abilities. Also guided students regarding moral values and their importance. In between the speeches the prizes were announced, even though the program was online, students’ enthusiasm was reflecting through comments and likes.
In the end Zonal President SIO Gujarat Dr. Saquib Malik concluded the program with his inspiring and motivating words.