English Class 10

This question asked in [CBSE Outside Delhi, Set-II 2016]

Your school has decided to take part in half marathon organised by an NGO in New Delhi. Write  a letter in 150-200 words to the Area Manager of the NGO requesting permission to participate in  the half marathon on 28 April, 2016 starting from National Stadium. Request the NGO to provide  your school with 200 T-shirts for boys and girls aged 15-17 years. You are School Captain, Manish  Mehta, Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Saket.





Sarvodaya Vidyalaya,


New Delhi


18 April, 2016


The Area Manager


Karol Bagh,

New Delhi


Subject: Requesting permission for participation in Half-Marathon

Respected Sir/Ma’am,

1️⃣With the help of this letter I would like to gladly inform you that the authorities of my school have decided to take part in the ‘Half-Marathon’ organised by your reputed NGO on 28th April, 2016.  2️⃣Our school’s vision and mission and the cause of the marathon are both aligned with the sustainable development goal number 4 i.e. ‘Quality Education for all’ and hence we have decided to take this decision.

3️⃣I would like to humbly request you to grant us the permission to join you and if agreed, then 4️⃣w e would be needing 200 T-shirts for boys and girls aged 15-17 at the earliest so that no delays are there from our side. We shall be highly obliged.

Looking forward to a positive response along with the consignment.

Thanking You


Yours Sincerely

Manish Mehta

(School Captain)


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