“By education, I mean an all-round drawing of the best in child and man in body, mind and spirit’, as said by Mahatma Gandhi.

 As per former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ‘Discipline and United action are the real source of strength for the nation’ 

The philosophy of Gandhiji and Shashtriji to life and education was revived on October 2nd, 2020 when Mody school celebrated the 151 birth anniversary of the father of the Nation. The students of different grades celebrated the events with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotic fervour.

 

Grades 3-6

Grade-III to VI presented the assembly online through Google meet on the theme ’Non-Violence’, depicting the life of the great man through philosophical and pragmatic ideals of Gandhi Ji. Students sang the songs based on the truth and non-violence message of Bapu Ji. They recited poems, bhajans and presented their thoughts on the Gandhian philosophy and celebrated this event by dressing up the same as the Gandhi Ji and Shastri Ji. GK quiz and poster and card making activities were conducted as well. The splendid celebration was also marked by graceful dances. The students showed through their speeches how Gandhi Ji’s teaching is still relevant in our lives. The assembly came to an end with the National Anthem.

 

Grades 7-8

In the Virtual morning Assembly of the middle section, the Assembly was commenced with Shloka and Mahamantra. The students represented and enlightened the thoughts of both the leaders by speeches, poems, songs, power point presentation etc. The Class teachers and students enjoyed virtual assembly with great zeal and enthusiasm. The students tried to understand the high values thoughts and simplicity to work for the nation and humanity. With this, the assembly ended after the words of wisdom delivered by the teachers.

 

Grade 9-10

The students of Grade IX & X held a special virtual assembly to shed light on Gandhi Ji and Shastri ji’s invaluable contribution in India’s freedom struggle and how their principles of truth and non-violence are still remembered today. A devotional ambience prevailed as the assembly started with the Gayatri Mantra. The energising and mesmerising performances included the popular bhajan ‘vaishnav Jan ko’ and ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’, speeches on both the great leaders and poems like ‘hum phir janm lenge’ and ‘yugavatar gandhi’. The assembly concluded with the vote of thanks.

 

Grades 11-12

The students of class 12 Mody school presented a virtual assembly to reminisce the “Father of the nation”. The celebration began with the Mahamantra. The awe-inspiring events like a melodious bhajan, an inspiring speech on Gandhiji’s values and its importance in today’s life, a hindi poem, a spectacular painting of Gandhiji that was made on the spot, a bilingual speech on Gandhi Jayanti, a poem on Gandhiji, a dance was, a short quiz based on the life of Gandhiji, an English poem and a virtual tour of the Sabarmati ashram depicting the journey of the life of Gandhiji.  The students were addressed and told to follow the values of Gandhiji and Shastri ji in their lives and to always choose the path of truthfulness and honesty. Finally, special assembly ended with the vote of thanks. 

 

No Mask No Entry

Officials said malls , offices , societies etc will paste “no mask , no entry” stickers as part of measures taken in order to increase awareness among people about Coronavirus outbreak norms involving face covering. As a part of the awareness campaign, Mody School organised an online programme with NCC Cadets to take an oath that the students will not step out off their homes without wearing masks or face shield and will also not let their family members to do so. Mody girls took the oath and conveyed message to everyone.

 

Thus the event was successfully celebrated by the school and the school community attempted to fuse the ideals of minimalism, truthfulness, honesty and non-violence with the current situation of pandemic and vowed to overcome these tough situations alongside commemorating the great leaders of the nation.


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