LITTLE FLOWER SCHOOL CELEBRATES 151st BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FATHER OF THE NATION
“The best way to find yourself is to love yourself in the service of others’’
The students from The Little Flower School celebrated the national festival Gandhi Jayanti on October 1, 2020 with much patriotic zeal and zest through a virtual assembly which also marked the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the universal apostle of peace and non-violence.
The day commenced with morning prayers. The school principal Mrs. Swati Kharde in her address wished students a happy Gandhi Jayanti. She urged students to follow the Gandhian principles of being tolerant and practice perseverance. She reminded students that happiness and harmony always go in tandem. One should be careful and watchful of one’s thoughts and actions. Through ‘Gandhi in 21st Century’, a talk show, the students shared and apprised everyone on the relevance of Gandhian philosophy in the present scenario.
The little ones paid a rich tribute as they narrated the values and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. The dance drama, ‘Making of a Mahatma’ further traced the life journey of the great leader from his childhood to his global recognition.
The poem recitation on Lal Bahadur Shastri, highlighted the great leader as he worked hard to make our nation self-sufficient and self-reliant to brave all crisis. Bhajan rendition of ‘Raghupati Raghav’ and ‘Vaishnav Jan’ mesmerized everyone as they joined and sang in harmony. ‘Swach Bharat Abhiyan’, another iconic ideology was beautifully conveyed through a thought provoking video as students urged everyone to keep the environment clean for good health and hygiene.
Through the ‘Parent Platform”, the parents voiced their feelings and lauded the concern, effort and goodwill of the entire, fraternity especially during Covid-19. The school Principal Mrs. Swati Kharde, proposed the vote of thanks and reminded everyone about the three monkeys and their new perception in the present world, i.e. “Do Not Think Wrong, Do No Wrong and Do Not Tolerate Wrong”. She further reiterated the need for everyone to follow the universal ideologies of peace and non-violence thus inspiring others to emulate the good in you thereby following the Gandhian principle of ‘Be the Change you wish to see in the World”.
The assembly concluded with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem.