Winner of 65th Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2017 - "Gabriel"(Thuruthipuram Boat Club,Ernakulam)
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The Nehru Trophy Boat Race named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is conducted on the Punnamda Lake, near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year. On the day of this fiercely fought boat race, the tranquil lake front is transformed into a sea of humanity with an estimated two lakh people, including tourists from abroad for watching it. For the people of each village in Kuttanad, a victory at this race for their village boat is something to be celebrated for months to come.

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•The Winner : 'Gabriel Chundan'

•Traffic control in city

•Spectators must reach before 10:00AM

•Passes mandatory for admission

•Strict actions against swimming into tracks; Cameras to find infringement

•Over 2,000 policemen to ensure security; Town to be under CCTV surveillance

•Entries invited for News awards

•Live webcast of the race in website

•Punnamada all set for the competition

•Chief Minister will inaugurate the race

•The District Collector’s press conference note

•Cultural programs will end today

•District Collector flagged off Nehru Trophy Proclamation procession

•For the attention of media persons

•Cultural conference was organized; The spirit of the race is above religion or politics:Fasil

•The proclamation rally to start today(August 10); Rally at Kollam and Pathanamthitta today(August 10), Kottayam and Eranakulam tomorrow(August 11)

•The boat race procession spreads the thrills and spills of the competition

•‘Kazhcha', the Photo exhibition begins; During the the inauguration Media persons posed for photos and the District Police Chief turned photographer

•‘Kazhcha’ , the Photo Exhibition starts today:

•The Nehru Trophy Pageantry today

•Enthralling Vanchipattu(Boat Song) Competition

•Training given to the officials

•Boats without passes will not be permitted

•Nehru Trophy Literary seminar held; Compositions should be made in realization of the mother earth and with affinity towards life : Rajeev Alunkal

•Training for officials to be held today

•Winners of Literary competitions

•Literary Seminar today

•Disqualification if number of oarsmen from other states exceeds 25%, in Chundan category

• Predict the Winner and Win Rs.10,001/- :

•Distribution of identity cards for oarsmen begins

•NTBR face painting competition; Shijas wins the gold coin by capturing the beauty of the race on his face

•Diverse Views and Frames; Photography competition

•Literary competitions held.

•Painting Competition: Award for Morning Star School

•Quotations invited

•Face painting and Literary competitions today (August 5,Saturday)

•NTBR preparations evaluated; Construction of the pavilion in the last stage

•Inauguration of Identity Card distribution ceremony to be held today(August 5, Saturday)

•A new face to the Nehru Trophy Boat Race website

•Identity cards will be provided from 8th August

•Winners of Colouring Competition

•Strokes and hues depict the race: Colored rendition of NTBR by students

•The preliminary competitions for small boats to commence from 11am

•The Vanchipattu competition winners will get trophy and cash prize

•Vanchipattu (Boat Song) Competitions on 8th

•Date extended-quotations

•Captains Clinic.

•Indiscipline will prove dangerous

•The Pageantry at 2 PM

•Nehru Trophy painting competitions to be held today(August 3)

•For the first time in history,78 boats to compete in Nehru Trophy; Trail of starting system on August 7

•District Collector evaluated construction work

•Captain's meeting today

•C.K.Sadasivan Chief Coordinator;K.K. Shaju Chief Starter

•Houseboats and vehicles should be parked elsewhere

•Captains' meeting tomorrow (August 2nd)

•NTBR Track & Heats

•Celebrate Boat Race by painting face

•Literary competition on 5th August

•Colouring Competition on 3rd August

•Most of the entries for Mascot name starts with 'K'

•The Kuttanadan Prawn rowing coconut palm boat (olathoni) is named as 'Kuttapri'

•Captains' meeting on August 2nd

•Boat song Competetion on 8th

•Deepening of tracks started

•78 Boats have been registered

•Boat registration will be closed today. 67 boats got registered so far

•Lot on 29th

•Boat song competetion:Registration started

•30 boats registered for this year's event

•Entries are invited for Souvenir

•Fees for parking Vessels

•15 boats have been registered

•Mascot Naming Competion : Gold Coin will be awarded to the winner

•Nehru trophy mascot release : Grand event, I have ever been part of... Vinayakan

•Mascot for Nehru Trophy- "Kuttanadan Prawn rowing coconut palm boat(Olathoni)"- Winner: V.R Raghunath

•Construction of Pandal started

•Boat song comptetion : You can be a Judge

•Boat song Competetion: Registration started

•NehruTrophy Pandal construction will start today(July 21)

•Cinestar Vinayakan will release NehruTrophy Macot today(Jully 21)

•Pandal Construction will start tomorrow

•Office of the NehruTrophy Welcome Team is opened

•Maintenance grant for boats : of Rs.14.35 lakhs

•Registration of Boats - date extended till 25th

•Photo ID card for oarsmen

•Oarsmen from other states - Only 25 percent will be permitted

•A spectacular Demonstration by Navy

•Boat Race Poster Released

•One more Chundan got registered

•Deepening the tracks from Monday onwards; House Boats Parking has to be shifted

•Quotations are invited for the construction of Pandal,Pavilion,Gallery etc

•Quotation Invited

•Registration of Boats from 10th - 20th July 2017

•Conditions to be followed by the team members

•District Collector evaluated the preparations

•Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2017- Mascot design contest: Last date of receipt of entries: 28.06.2017 before 5 PM

•Faultless electronic starting will be arranged for Nehru Trophy





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