Cycle Heritage Quiz enthralls Students of
The Heritage City – Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, 7th December, 2013: Cycle Pure Agarbathies, India’s largest incense stick brand, today organized it’s 2nd edition of Cycle Heritage Quiz 2013 at Ahmedabad . CHQ 2013 – India’s only quiz aimed at educating the students on the Heritage and Culture of our country was held at the Mangaldas Girdharlal Town Hall. Titash Banerjea,- Quizmaster and Aarif Khan- compere kept the Ahmedabad audience engrossed throughout the quiz program. Chief Guest of the Quiz Program Mayur Vakani who is also known as Sundar Mama in Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma Serial motivated the students to give their best performance.
The Quiz Show received an overwhelming response with 375 teams from 80 schools of Ahmedabad City., attending the event.. In one year Cycle Heritage quiz has become the biggest quiz, event in the city. There were only 150 teams last year. The quiz was open to students of class VII to Class IXth. After the preliminary round 6 teams qualified for the grand finale. All the questions of the quiz were related to the heritage of India including, epics, mythology, origins of festivals and traditions and more.The quiz was closely contested and there was a photo finish at the end.
Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, Cycle Pure Agarbathies said, “Cycle Heritage Quiz was conceptualized with the aim to ignite the young minds about India’s rich tradition and heritage. We started this journey in 2011 and are overwhelmed with the response we have got for the event in the last couple of years and from the Heritage city of Ahmedabad. I am amazed by the level of knowledge that is being cultivated by this young generation. We are happy to provide a platform for the students with this unique quiz show where they can battle their brains and at the same time learn more about the greatness of our country. We wish to carry this initiative further on and make it a bigger and a grander success”.
The Chief Guest of Ahmadabad’s CHQ — 2013, Mr. Mayur Vakani also known as Sundar Mama amongst the school students commented on the occasion, “The Cycle Heritage Quiz is a praiseworthy initiative undertaken by Cycle Pure Agarbathies. I am happy to be a part of this novel initiative. I would like to wish the students and the team of Cycle Pure Agarbathies the very best of luck.”
The Cycle Heritage Quiz as a concept was initiated in 2011 with an objective of encouraging young minds to learn about the Country’s rich art forms, culture, tradition and history. Following the success of its first edition in Kolkata, the Cycle Heritage Quiz has become an annual event and is now conducted in other cities also like Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore,Mysore and Ahmedabad making it a national contest. Staying true to its roots, Cycle Pure Agarbathies has always been committed towards preserving India’s cultures and traditions. Working towards revival of India’s various traditional arts, the company has organized several interesting campaigns such as the Rhythm Dhaker Ladai in Kolkata, which is an effort to preserve and uplift the dying art of Dhak; “Cycle Sheri Garba” in Gujarat, to resurrect the original style of Garba, now crushed under commercialization of present day Garba.
The winners of Cycle Heritage Quiz 2013 were
1st prize – Maharaja Agrasen vidyalaya- Nishit Pandya and Rohan data.
2nd Prize -St.Kabir (Navrangpura)- Pragyansh Nigam and Nisarg Vora
3rd Prize -St. Kabir( Drive —in — old)-Priyansh Shandilya and Tejas Bagrecha
Cycle Heritage Quiz is powered by Heritage Prayer Sticks.
About Cycle Pure Agarbathies:
‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ is manufactured by the Mysore-based NR Group. It is the leading agarbathi brand in India and is exported to various countries, worldwide. ‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ has an array of agarbathies in the premium category: Lia, Rhythm, Woods, Heritage and Three-in-One are the marquee brands.
The NR Group:
The NR Group, a business conglomerate headquartered in the quiet city of Mysore and founded in 1948, was the fulfillment of Sri N Ranga Rao’s dream of pioneering a new concept in manufacturing agarbathies (incense sticks) — in-house creation of fragrance. Makers of the well-known ‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ the Group has forayed into other allied business activities: Perfumes and Electronics manufacturing services. It also runs several social initiatives some of them being Ranga Rao Memorial School for the Blind and ‘Cycle’ scholarship program