PRN: 'Antar Karagaar Prashnotri Pratiyogita' - A Quiz For Inmates at Tihar Jail

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'Antar Karagaar Prashnotri Pratiyogita' - A Quiz For Inmates at Tihar Jail

 
[12-July-2012]
 

NEW DELHI, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

India's premier quiz design and hosting company QuizWorks conducted a quiz for Tihar Jail in association with Samarpan Foundation on 29th June, 2012 at Central Jail No.2, Tihar, Delhi. Samarpan Foundation is a non-profit charitable trust that provides help and assistance to people and animals, and to restore our environment. The quiz competition, or 'Antar Karagaar Prashnotri Pratiyogita' is an annual event funded by Samarpan Foundation under their 'Injustice for Justice' project as an engagement activity for inmates. This year Quizworks got this special opportunity to hold the event, titled 'Hum Kisi Se Kam Nahi'.

There were multiple teams from Jail No. 1 to Jail No. 8 and the ninth team from Rohini District Jail No. 6 was represented by an all-women's team. The teams had three members each and had names such as Vishwas, Aastha, Kalpana, Vaibhav, etc. Each team had fifteen people supporting them in the audience from their respective jails. The event kicked off with lighting the lamp by the Jail Superintendent. The stage was then handed over to Harneet Singh, Quizmaster of the day. He started the programme by enthralling the audiences with his witty remarks. The real show began with the elimination round to shortlist top five teams with questions such as: "Ramakant Achrekar is the guru of which famous Indian?" and "Which famous Indian car is known as Mehraan in Pakistan?"

It was a nail biting finish with three teams tied at the same score with the last question left on buzzer. At the end, team from Jail No. 1 emerged victorious and a tiebreaker question was asked to decide the runners up between Jail No. 4 and 8 in which team from Jail No. 4 held their nerves. The winning team was awarded Rs. 5000 each, Rs. 2500 for each runners-up, Rs. 1000 for the second runners-up and the same was deposited in their jail bank accounts.

Tarun Yadav, Welfare Officer who was the chief organiser congratulated the whole team for an entertaining show. Roohi Sharma, Project Head for 'Injustice for Justice', Samarpan Foundation thanked QuizWorks for a lively event. Harneet Singh, quizmaster of the day said, "It was a once in a lifetime experience and I would love to come to Tihar again for such an event." QuizWorks was proud to be a part of this initiative and hopes to continue this social endeavor in future. 

About QuizWorks:

QuizWorks, founded in 2010, is a company that uses quizzing as a tool for alternative learning, brand building and people engagement. It is one among the fastest growing knowledge services company in India and owns India's only digital quiz magazine - Quiztalk. Being a pioneer in creating innovative quiz rounds that have now become the standard in various quiz shows across the country, it also, has a highly active FB group with more than one million plus post views a month. QuizWorks consults organizations like IIT's, IIM's, NIT's, Oracle, IBM, Mahindra, Puma, Wipro, 3M, etc. through its offices in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

You can find more details on http://www.quizworks.in/

Primary Media Contact: Sana Khan, sana.khan@quizworks.in, 91-80-40935320

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