By Sathyanarayanan- Department of (Commerce General)
Singapen sahithya is our department lioness from II year ‘c’ Section with roll no 21B240. She is an orator and poet. She has participated in speech contests since her childhood and won many prizes. She went on her first stage when she was four years old. She started her journey by saying her name and her parent’s name in the temple sermon and then saying the first Thirukkural. During her second grade in primary school, she spoke her maiden speech competition on the topic “Mother means love”. She has bagged the first prize in Thirukkural essay competition in class IV and V.
A lot of oratorical competition held during her government school days at class VI. It wasn’t until sixth grade that she met with major success. Only after a long struggle she was able to attain her success, she likes to inform that don’t get carried by failures and be motivated, success will automatically follow. She remembers her mother who encouraged her that there are many more peaks that she is going to reach. Again, during her seventh standard she participated in many competitions with the help of her mother and her Tamil teacher Shanti. She has participated in competitions that have happened in other schools as well. Shanti, her Tamil teacher, prepared and trained her for it. She gives the credit for bringing out the poet in her to the Tamil teacher.
She roars by saying “No matter how many failures I faced along the way, I was travelling with only one goal of success”. She got first prize from Madras District Collector Seethalakshmi for speaking on International Women’s Day in twelfth grade. She also adds “My dream is that my speech should not only benefit me but also reach all the people of the country”, Women should be given the right to speak at home. yet in many family’s women are reluctant to even express their opinion. This situation must change and for this my journey will continue
In her second year of college, she spoke on the occasion of Forgiveness Day at Chandra Prabha Jain College, Minjur and won the cash prize money of Five Thousand Rupees and bagged the second prize. She has also spoken about women’s freedom at Madras Christian College. She is confident that her oratorical skill will be able to lift up the country like many great leaders of the state.
She finishes by saying, “My speech will continue for the development of our country”. Jai Hind.