Pala: The curtains will come down at the 61st state school athletics meet today and the concluding function will be held at 4.30 in the evening. The function will be inaugurated by Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and K M Mani will preside over the function. Education minister Prof Raveendranath will distribute prizes.

Ernakulam is leading the points table comfortably with 205 points. So far 75 events have been completed and 22 more still remain. In the second spot is Palakkad with 134 points and Kozhikode is placed third with 86 points. Mar Baselios HSS Kothamangalam is leading the medals tally.

Four national records were set in the meet so far. Sandara Babu and Ancy Sojan in long jump, Anumol Thampi in 3000 m event and Ajith P N in 5000m category.

The district collector has declared a holiday for all Government aided schools and HS schools coming under the Meenachal taluq.