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02 / Oct / 2022

Gandhi Jayanti


Gandhi Jayanti Celebrated at Indian School Salalah

Celebrating the 153rd birth anniversary of the Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, Indian School Salalah observed Gandhi Jayanthi by organizing a special assembly in the school campus with patriotic fervour on 2nd October 2022. The special observance held, was intended towards paying a heartfelt tribute to the leader who gave India the real taste of freedom.

The occasion was graced by Principal Mr Deepak Patankar, Assistant Vice Principals Mr Vipin Das and Mrs Anita Rose, Department Heads and teachers of the school.

The day began with an invocation to the Almighty. The school choir sang the famous bhajan ‘Vaishnava Janato’ with full exuberance. Master Ayman of class VI welcomed the gathering. Miss Alveena of class VI A recited a Hindi poem ‘Dekho Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Aayi’ that depicted Gandhiji’s sacrifice and the significant role played in laying a strong foundation of gaining independence.  An eye opening enactment on the famous Dandi March incident had a deep impact as it described the benefits of non-violent ways to achieve almost everything in  life. Master Arjundeep of class VI A delivered a speech in English, brought the gathering to understand more of this iconic leader.

The blooming buds of LKG mesmerized the gathering as they danced to the beat and rhythm of the patriotic song. The toddlers captured the hearts of the viewers by presenting an action song which depicted Gandhiji’s personality. The 12 budding orators of LKG captivated the audience by their speech on Gandhiji’s life and principles. Master Mohammed Ayman Basheer and Miss Asma Abdur Rehman of LKG dressed up as Gandhiji and Kasthurba Gandhi enhanced the charm of the celebration.

As part of the celebration, class 2 B conducted the class assembly. Students of classes 1 and 2 dressed up as Gandhiji, went around the classes with placards displaying the quotes of Gandhiji.

To commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, class 3 conducted a collage activity, as home assignment. They were also asked to dress up as Gandhiji and send photographs of the same to their respective class teachers.

To show the respect to the father of the nation, class 4 conducted an amazing activity of joining the dots to complete the picture of Mahatma Gandhi. The celebration continued even after school hours as the students were asked to make a small cutout of Mahatma Gandhi.

Principal Mr Deepak Patankar in his address appreciated the students for the astounding performance and reminded them to follow the Gandhian values and principles.

The vibrant compering team comprising Miss Sherya, Miss Sheza, Miss Kritika, Miss Tia and Master Ayman did an appreciable job. The programme ended with the National Anthem.