Faridabad, Oct 30, 2021: Our school celebrated the festival of Dussehra with fervour starting from 8th October to 13th October 2021.
The festival commenced with the students of Kindergarten listening to the story of Rama-Leela through a puppet show. Dressed up in traditional Indian wear, they had a thali with them that was decorated with flower petals, diyas and traditional sweets like curd-sugar, laddoos, barfi, jalebi etc. They made a model of Ravana using a variety of materials, and also danced to some lively dandiya music.
The students presented a special assembly for the whole school through a virtual programme. They depicted the nine forms of Durga Maa by dressing up and showing pictures. Solo dance performance were presented by Shohini and Ranbir, Durga-Stuti in the form of a prayer by Dhruv, and a presentation about Dushehra by Nirvaan. Chaupais from the Ramayana was sung by Tarushi and Adhirajon the occasion, lending an auspicious aura to the assembly.
A Navratri and Dandiya Night was celebrated by the whole school. The festivity began on an auspicious note with the rendition of bhajan invoking the blessings of Lord Rama by Shaurya Arora of Class VII. The significance of celebrating Vijayadashmi was highlighted by Meenakshi of Class IX.
An invigorating dance performance the Dhunuchi Dance rendered a divine solace to everyone present. The essence of Durga Pooja and its diverse celebration across various states was spotlighted by Amaira of Class VII. A synchronised recital of Ram Bhajan by Maisha of Class VIII enthralled the audience.
Principal, Ms. Deepika Arora, in her address appreciated the efforts of the students and emphasised that this day is considered not only the victory of good over evil but also a reminder to overcome our weaknesses and become strong by indulging in self-introspection. She further urged students to be disciplined and value relationships.