Students presenting cultural show during Gandhi Jayanti (Gen Lhaki la)

Students presenting cultural show during Gandhi Jayanti (Gen Lhaki la)

2nd October 2015: A function was arranged by the school on the open stage to mark Gandhi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Gandhi ji. The function began with the singing of Tibetan and Indian national anthem followed by the introductory address by Mr. Choedak Gyatso la, PGT Political Science teacher. Speaking on the life, achievement and sacrifices of Gandhi ji, Mr. Choedak la requested the students to take optimum lessons from the life history of Gandhiji especially his commitment and gratitude towards his goal and mother respectively.

 

Students taking part in Swatch Bharat campaign (Gen Yangdon la)

Students taking part in Swatch Bharat campaign (Gen Yangdon la)

There were cultural program related to the day by both the Junior as well as the senior students of the school. After that, the result of the recently held Inter TCV School Tibetan and English Essay competition was read out and the winners were given the prizes. Mr. Pema Gyalpo la, senior Hindi teacher gave a concluding speech in Hindi language. After the function, Clean India campaign was started and all the classes were assigned different zones to clean. A part of the school went to nearby villages and roads with banners in support of Swaach Bharat. In some part of the road, the students were joined by other schools and locals.

Junior students reciting poem dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi ji ( Gen Lhaki la )

Junior students reciting poem dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi ji ( Gen Lhaki la )

A one rupee campaign had been started on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti to experience the joy of giving. Few piggy boxes were kept around school campus for both the students and staff to put one rupee. The boxes were later taken and all the money would be used to buy stationary for the needy students during exam. Gandhi’s birthday is also celebrated as Non Violence day by the United nations Organisation. It is also celebrated as Thank You India. In the evening, there was a movie “Gandhi” shown to the students on the open air.

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