Bhubaneswar, 17th April 2017 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): A number of students from various reputed institutions across Orissa witnessed a great day of intellectual stimulation, learning and jubilation as the preliminary round of Mettle Meet 2017, the quizzing extravaganza by the homegrown daily OrissaPOST ended on a high note here.
The participants from the enthusiastic institutions were top notch in their performance and each gave a tough fight to the others. But in the end only the top eight teams from each category Junior & Senior are eligible to qualify for the finals tomorrow 2 PM onwards at Hotel Swosti Premium, Bhubaneswar.
OrissaPOST CEO Mrs. Adyasha Satpathy in her address to the participating teams highlighted the importance of Reviving Quizzing in these times when lot of attention is focused on the glamour based reality shows.
“The challenges a young mind faces, sharpens the intellect” said Mr. Tathagata Satpathy, Editor, OrissaPOST. He also praised the debutant participants saying the bigger winner is the one who finishes last because he will be more determined in his effort in future.
The quizmaster Venky too was happy to revisit Mettle Meet for the second time because he couldn’t fathom the amount of knowledge the students of Orissa displayed last year.
Finally the day ended with a lot of encouragement for the participants and cheerful smiles of the finalists.