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New Delhi  : As part of Independence Day celebrations 2020, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) had organised an Online Short Film Contest to create a patriotic mood surrounding this year’s Independence Day.

The contest went live on July 14, 2020, on the MyGov portal and ended on August 7, 2020. The contest was hosted on the www.MyGov.in website for receiving the entries.

The theme for the entries revolved around patriotism equating it to Atmanirbharta (self-reliance) as the new mantra of progress for the nation. The Ministry on August 21, 2020, declared the winners of this contest.

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, in a tweet, congratulated the winners of the contest and thanked all the participants for their contribution and making the short film contest a roaring success, according to a PIB release.

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Prakash Javadekar
Heartiest congratulations to the winners of #NFDC #ShortFilm #Contest on the theme of ‘#Patriotism -Marching towards #Atmanirbharta‘ & thank you to all the participants for their outstanding contribution in making this competition a roaring success! #PatrioticFilmFestival