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Parents’ Day Function ( Courtesy: gen Dawa Dhondup la)

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5th March 2013:  Every year 5th March is observed in Tibetan community as Parents’ Day after the  late Gyalyum Chemo Dickyi Tsering la  as mark of respect and to feel the importance of our parents. The chief guest of the occasion; all the home mothers and warden in-charge along with the school Director, Principal and rest of the staff members and students gathered on the basket ball ground at 8:45 am. The function began with a lifelong prayer and prayer of truth. During the prayers the staff members offered scarves to the photo of late Gyalyum Chemo la.

The function was organized by the school PTA ( Parent Teachers’ Association). The school Director addressed the gathering and gave a very lively portrait of Gyalyum Chemo la. Speaking on the occasion, the school Director enlightened the students about the importance of mothers in general and Gyalyum Chemo la in particular. He welcomed and thanked all the home mothers and hostel wardens.

The president of the PTA, Mrs. Kalsang Dolkar la read out the speech forwarded by the Department of Education, CTA. After the function, a simple refreshment was arranged for the staff members at staff mess.

After the refreshment, all the staff members gathered in the hall and were divided into small groups and discussed about the most talked about deterioration of moral and ethical values among Tibetan community in general and our school in particular. The staff members looked into this matter seriously and had an hour long discussion and sharing of ideas.

The PTA has also arranged one Documentary named “The Great Mother” based on the life of Gyalyum Chemo la, the mother of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The film in generals discusses about the importance and sacrifices of mothers in general. The movie would be shown on the open stage and both the staff and students would watch together in the evening at 6 pm.

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