STATE TIMES NEWSJAMMU: Children’s Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. It is held on November 14 every year as a tribute to India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, fondly known as Chacha Nehru among children, he advocated for children to have fulfilled education.
Jawaharlal Nehru loved children and always emphasised on the importance of giving love and affection to children. It was his unconditional love for children that after his death it was unanimously decided to celebrate his birthday as Children’s Day.
JK Public School, Kunjwani, celebrated Children’s Day with great fervour and gaiety. To begin the day with, a special assembly was organised by the teachers of the school. It started with Morning Prayer followed by a thought by Harvinder and News by Nutan. The teachers from all the wings prepared beautifully choreographed dance performances for the students which received a great round of applause and left the audience spell bound. The Ghazal sung by Vandana Sharma, Principal JKPS along with Pranav, a student of class VII-B, was mesmerising.
The teachers from all the wings prepared beautifully choreographed dance performances for the students which received a great round of applause and left the audience spell bound. The Ghazal sung by Vandana Sharma, Principal JKPS along with Pranav, a student of class VII-B, was mesmerising.
The programme proceeded with a melodious and motivational poem by Ruchi which was really thought-provoking. Thereafter, the students played matches in the school playground.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal JKPS Kunjwani, greeted children and wished them a happy Children’s Day and a prosperous life ahead. She also motivated the children by sharing an anecdote from Chacha Nehru’s life. She concluded with a message “Be like a flower and bloom with grace”. The day proceeded with the annual academic award ceremony 2019 in the Nelsum Exquisite Millennium Hall. The ceremony was graced by S.K Sharma, Additional Commissioner (Indian Rev. Services) as Chief Guest. The other dignitaries present were Raj Daluja, Chairman JK Educational Society, Shashi Chaudhary, Director, Shashi Rattan, Vice-Principal JKPS and parents of the awardees.
The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp followed by formal welcome by Principal. The auditorium enthralled with the school song by the school choir. Later the audience witnessed prize distribution for academic achievers and 100 per cent attendance.
The dignitaries were spellbound by the dance performance of the little angels from the Toddlers’ World followed by sports kaleidoscope in which the coaches along with the students showcased their outstanding sports spirit.
This was not all, the ceremony was much to go with Orientals and Ghoomar dance performances by primary and middle wing students respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, S.K Sharma motivated the children to create a clean and healthy atmosphere by cleaning their minds and surroundings. He also appraised the students about the prevailing atmosphere in the surroundings and urged them not to indulge in any of the negative activities.
He emphasised on educating students physically, morally, traditionally and intellectually for a better life and future. He concluded his speech by saying that education is incomplete without morals.
The Chairman felicitated the Chief Guest with a memento and the ceremony concluded with vote of thanks by Vice Principal followed by National Anthem.
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