Anargha’s letter to the CM was also a reason for assigning Vigilance officials at Kalolsavam venues in Kannur district.

The girl who got vigilance officials stationed at school Kalolsavam gets a pat from PinarayiAnargha with her family
news Kerala School Kalolsavam Friday, January 20, 2017 - 13:46

Anargha is happy on receiving special wishes from Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his wife Kamala, after she won first prize in Kerala School Kalolsavam.

Prior to the state competition, she had written a letter to the CM complaining that she was disqualified in Kerala Nadanam competitions at district level for no reason. She had also mentioned in the letter that she was being threatened by ‘Kalolsava Mafia’ asking her not to go for appeals.

There were allegations earlier also that some people with vested interests were threatening qualified participants to withdraw from competitions and they also influenced a few judges.

Anargha’s letter to the CM was also a reason for assigning Vigilance officials at Kalolsavam venues in Kannur district.

After receiving her letter, the CM had intervened directly in Anagha’s case and she was given a chance to participate in the state fest.

The CM had issued directions to the Education Department to ensure that the appeals were settled in a fair manner.

"Chief Minister told me, the dancer inside me will be recognised and no one can disqualify my talents. I dedicate this prize to him," she told media.

Anargha, a student of St John's Model Higher Secondary School, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram, secured first prize with A grade in Kerala Nadanam performance. She lost her parents when she was young and was brought up by her uncle.

On January 14, the CM had written a post on Facebook stating that after receiving the letter, he had invited Anargha to his office and listened to her complaints directly. 

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