Jalandhar:The Annual Flower Show and Garden competition 2017 will be organised in Jalandhar Cantonment on March 21. An annual feature, the event would be held at Jawahar Garden, Jalandhar Cantonment. It would be inaugurated by Lieutenant General BS Sahrawat, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Vajra Corps. Many senior officials of the Army, BSF, Punjab Police and civil administration were also expected to grace the event.
The flower show and garden competition is being organised in Jalandhar Cantonment since the year 1924. It is a popular event which receives many entries from educational institutions, public offices and individuals, both civil and military.
A press release issued by the Defence Spokesperson stated that there were several categories of display, which include foliage plants, potted flowers, cut flowers, flower arrangement etc. Prizes were also awarded for the best institutional garden, best maintained roundabouts and best arboriculture project.
Apart from this, on the spot Rangoli and painting competition for children would also be organised on the occasion. The defence spokesperson said that interested candidates and parties should approach the office of Cantonment Board Jalandhar Cantt.