Neighbourhood Foundation: Pani Puri Challenge: October 1

On October 1, Friday Neighbourhood Foundation conducted an eating contest named Pani Puri Challenge at a well-known food joint, Street Snacc situated at Wellington Estate, Egmore, Chennai. The contest was organized as a fundraising event where the registration fees paid by participants, was taken in as funds to support NHF’s Feed@100 program, that is used to feed 5 meals to homeless people and animals.
The challenge was attended by a wide spectrum of the public, from individual participants who were on their own to group of friends and family who took part as participants on that evening. The aim of this event was to help participants understand the importance of food by feeding them with it for the money they paid.
Winners of the contest were given gift vouchers of worth Rs. 500 for the 1st, Rs. 300 2nd and Rs. 200 for the 3rd from Street Snacc. All participants were given discount coupons worth 15% discounts from Steet Snacc to felicitate their participation and efforts and to encourage further participations from others.
In this contest, participating contestants will have to eat 15 stuffed puris of usual sizes with the jal jeera pani in the shortest duration possible. Each participant’s time limit will be monitored and recorded as they compete. The person who finished the contest in the shortest duration will be the winner.
The contest was won by Mr. Chandrashiva who finished first in a duration of just 01:06 minutes. Followed by Mr. Parthipan who finished second with a duration of just 01:07 minutes and Mr. Sham, finished third at 01:11 minutes of time.