GD Goenka celebrates Annual Day
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: GD Goenka Public School Jammu celebrated Annual Day, of its Primary Wing which was an appropriate occasion for the upsurge of extraordinary pleasure and presentation of wide range of talent and creativity.
Additional Director General of Police, J and K, Dr. Shesh Paul Vaid was the Chief Guest and Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation, Kiran Wattal was the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
The event started with the traditional lighting of the lamp ceremony followed by Ganesh Vandana, creating a spiritual environment.
The Principal of the School, Dr. R.P Singh presented the Annaul Report and emphasised as the major achievements, performance in academics, co-curricular activities and other class activities performed in the school in the academic year 2014-15.
The theme of the Annual Day was ‘Joie de Vivre’, exuberant joy of life clubbed with Navras-the enchanting colours of life.
The cultural event started with ‘Adbut Ras’ where children of class III performed a dance to show their wonder, excitement, amazement to see the vibrancy of nature.
All the dances were based on different Ras–Bhaybeet, Vatsalya, Shingar and so on. The audience were spell bound by Roudra Ras followed by Shant Ras which is very much associated with our day to day life.
Navras of life were depicted in a colourful extravaganza by more than 500 students.
Academics, Sports, Art and Music awards were given to the various achievers of the respective fields by the Chief Guest.
Vaid said that said Annual Day or any other celebrations at school, helps us to improve extracurricular activities in children and to boost up their confidence level, every school must arrange these types of celebrations in order to inculcate the interest of the children towards cultural activities in students right from their childhood. Jyotica Shaffat presented vote of thanks.