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Students celebrate Diwali

The Tribune 2018-11-07 01:20:00

HVM Convent School, New Subash Nagar, celebrated clean and green Diwali with festive gusto. The day started with a special morning assembly wherein students delivered speeches on the significance of the festival and the relevance of eco-friendly celebrations. Various other activities such as ‘inter-house Rangoli-making’, candle and ‘diya’ decoration, paper decoration, paper lanterns, best out of waste creations, flower arrangement, and card-making contests were organised in all the classes.

Diwali was celebrated at the school by the NCC cadets and NSS volunteers. Principal Karanjit Singh said Diwali is a festival of communal harmony, wherein Hindus celebrate the return of Lord Ram at Ayodhya after fourteen years of exile, while Sikhs observe ‘Bandhi Chorr Divas’. Students competed in candle making, colour decoration competitions at the school. They also expressed their views on pollution-free Diwali and presented a play on drug menace. 

To mark Diwali celebrations, the school organised various activities and competitions. Various competitons, including ‘diya’ and ‘thali’ decoration, gift packing, paper lamp-making and rangoli competitions were held. Along with this, poem recitation and speech competitions were also organised to aware the students about green Diwali. 

A seminar was conducted by MS Aulakh on the topic ‘No crackers please’, under the banner of The Young Minds in collaboration with Rotary Club Ludhiana (Greater), at Government High School, Jawaddi. The students from classes VI to X attended the event. Aulakh remembered late Bhagat Puran Singh, founder of Pingalwara, Amritsar, and expressed concern on the rising pollution-levels in the state and country. 

The school celebrated Diwali on its premises. Many activities were held in the school. The children painted diyas, made rangoli with help of the teachers. They also decorated candles and lighted the diyas. At the end, ‘prasad’ was distributed by the principal to all the kids. 

Students of the school celebrated Diwali with fervour. Tiny tots came dressed up in different characters from Ramayana. The students presented various scenes from the life of Lord Rama and made beautiful rangolis. They presented a ‘Nukkad Natak’ (Street Play) at Dugri market Phase 1 and Sarabha Nagar, Kipps Market, to create awareness among citizens about the harmful effects of fire crackers on human health.

The school celebrated Diwali with religious zeal. Singing of ‘Shabad’ was followed by melodious songs, one-act play, candle decoration and diya decoration. The function ended with a speech by the principal who expressed her deep concern about the environment and advised the students to celebrate Green Diwali.

Diwali was celebrated at the school with devotion and religious zeal. The school wore a festive look with deacorated pots, diyas and lanterns adorning the reception and corridors of the school. Students were briefed on ill-effects of burning crackers and were urged to celebrate the festival with candles, sweets and non-polluting green crackers.

Students celebrated Green Diwali. An assembly was organised in which students emphasised on the urge for them to act responsibly and be sensitive towards the essence of their environment and safety of animals. Speakers apprised the audience about the adverse effects of fireworks. They promoted the use of eco-friendly colours for making ‘rangoli’.

The festival of lights was celebrated with great pleasure at the school. An lnter-House Rangoli competition was conducted for students. The stunning design of rangoli were alluring and fascinated the.spectators. Candle and Diya-Making Competition was held for classes, colourful wall hangings prepared by the students were also one of the brilliant attractions of the competition. Students organized a rally to spread the message to "Celebrate pollution free Diwali and say no to crackers.” The celebrations were held at different branches of the school. 

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