Prize Distribution Ceremony was held on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Nagpur Garden Club west High Court Road and the Hitavada 110th Monsoon Flower Show and 44th Indoor and House Plants Show which was held on Sunday 15th September, 2019 at Kusumtai Wankhede Hall which had set a spread of its fragrance with vibrant Blooms to captivate the heart of city residents.
Despite the bad weather, a large number of Nagpurians participated in various events held by Nagpur Garden Club during the show. This show was held in memory of KusumtaiWankhede. Chief Guest Mr. Chorpagar, Tree Officer & Garden Superintendent of Nagpur Municipal Corporation graced the Prize Distribution Ceremony in presence of Mr. Abhay Vaidya from The Hitavada and President Nagpur Garden Club Mr. Sharad Paliwal.
Mr. Kedar Gokhale Co-Chairman Flower Show Committee welcomed the Guests with pots and Mrs. Manisha Thakar Monsoon Show Chairman Flower Show Committee readout report of the show and also announced names of the prize winners.
Mrunalini Raje Bhonsale conducted the ceremony. The Chief Guest in his speech appreciated efforts of the club and dedication of the organizing members.
In the award list, Nagpur Garden Club “Silver Jubilee” Challenge Trophy (open to all) was awarded to Mrs. MansooraZahoorHasan for winning the highest aggregate combined points of 111 points in 110th Flower Show 44th Indoor & House Plants Show, BAR. Shri.s. k. Wankhede challenge cup (open to owners of private gardens only), M/S International Tractor Co. Of India Ltd. Challenge Trophy (open to all), m/s d m d architects challenge trophy (open to all),. Kumudini &. V.H. Shastri memorial trophy for Indian variety, bowl of six H.T. specimen blooms (3 or more varieties) Sunanda Agarbatti trophy, bowl of miniatures – single stem (open to all) Jayanti Shastri memorial trophy, monsoon king of ht roses lions club Nagpur trophy & K. Thakur memorial cash prize of Rs 500, monsoon queen of ht roses m/s western book depot trophy, monsoon prince of Ht roses. Surekha Sharad Potdar memorial trophy, monsoon princess of ht roses Mr. & Mrs. D.P.R. Cassad Trophy, Samrat of Indian Variety, Samradni of Indian Variety, Queen of Floribundas and King of Miniatures.
King Of Floribundas was awarded to VNIT whereas, Queen Of Miniatures was awarded to Ms. Swapna Rane
Mrs. & Mr. Goverdhan Trophy was awarded to Mrs. Rekha Deshmukh for winning the maximum aggregate points in Sect. v (Tube Roses), Sect. vii (Gerberas), Sect.vii (Daisy) & Sect. viii (Perennials) as well as the runner up with 2nd highest points 100 points.
Bonsai Plants Single Specimen Plant (Open To All) Shri. Keshavrao Sawdekar Memorial Trophy awarded to Mr. Samit Admane
Group Of Three Plants (Open To All)Mrs. Khatija Maimoon Memorial Trophy awarded to Mr. Samit Admane
Flower Arrangement (Ikebana) (Open To All)Nagpur Garden Club Trophy Was Awarded To Ms. Seema Dhawad
Flower Arrangement (General) (Open To All) Mr. M.R. Anantnarayan Trophy Was Awarded To Ms. Smita Gunjewar
Floral Carpet for Non-Professionals Nagpur Garden Club Trophy Awarded To Ms. Seema Bele
Other winners were VNIT, Nadeem Rehman, Prashant Telang, Samit Admane, Rashmi Kanungo, Seema Dhawad, N.V. Shastri, Venkatesh Raut, Chitra Raut, Mangesh Thaware, Sandhya Meshram, School of Scholars, Deepak Laybar and Arti Rajkondawar in various other categories.
Office bearers and members of Nagpur Garden club were present for the prize distribution function. Secretary Lata Andhare proposed the formal vote of thanks.
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