Delhi, Nov 2021: The festival of lights – Diwali was celebrated with much enthusiasm and devotion by Determination House. The online event was presided over by honourable Principal, Mrs. Veena Goel and Vice-Principal, Dr. Renuka Kamal, along with teachers & students.
The celebrations began with the sacrosanct lamp lighting ceremony. It was followed by Ganesh Stuti, seeking the blessings of Vighanharta Lord Ganesha. The House Captain, Sonika Mittal welcomed the virtual audience and spoke about the significance of Diwali. A melodious Chaupai Vachan by R. Karthik Sundereswaram mesmerised everyone. Arnav Bansal recited a poem titled ‘Us Rooz Diwali Hoti Hai’. Arshia Kapoor’s presentation of a mono act on the Kakeye Manthra Samvad earned her a well-deserved applause. The cherry on the top of the event was Yashowardhan’s melodious song. A nukkad natak was presented by the students pitching in for an anti-cracker campaign and urging all to save the environment. The students presented a beautiful Diya passing ceremony and the audience learned more about Diwali with a documentary by the students of Determination House. The audience took a stroll down memory lane with snippets of Diwali celebrations by students at school and home with their families. The Principal, Ms. Veena Goel wished all a joyous Diwali and praised the efforts of the House. The event concluded with a vote of thanks.