India’s 3rd national festival, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated by the entire nation to commemorate the birth anniversary of the father of our nation – Mahatma Gandhi. We celebrated bapu’s birthday in school ,a day prior,on 1st October,2015,with great zeal,enthusiasm and patriotism.
The assembly for the primary section began with a prayer song. Children from II A shared anecdotes from Gandhiji’s life, Digvijay Patil from I D sang a poem on him. The highlight of the assembly was a song “ Bandhe mein hai dum….Vande mataram…sang by Std II A children with the music teacher Mr. Vivek Rathod and the class teacher Ms. Pratiksha Sadafule. Our music teacher also sang a solo song in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Not only this but a student was also dressed as Mahatma Gandhi.
The celebration helped the children to understand the role of Mahatma Gandhi in helping us win our independence non-violently.