JASHN-E-BACHPAN - CLASS NURSERY & CLASS III
Jashn -e- Bachpan, A grand celebration which encompasses the completion of a successful academic year and which is eagerly awaited by the parents, was staged by the petite Nurserians & students of Class III on Friday 23rd February 2018. The ardent parents were ushered in with warmth and deference towards the Amphitheatre, which was festooned by our dexterous Art department with exquisite props and pictures portraying the drama of classes Nursery to III.
The little Nurserians dressed in dazzling costumes stunned the stage by their magnificent and unrivaled performances depicting the ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi in the first play staged for the day “Bapu ki Taakat- The strength of Bapu” while the students of class three mesmerized the audience with their final spectacular show as a part of Jashn-e Bachpan, titled “Chalo Champaran…..”.The scripts were efficiently woven around the things which Gandhiji used in his day to day life, viz: - chashma, laathi, charkha and his self-made footwear.
It went to and fro between the present day classroom situation where the students were exploring and learning about his principles related to each of his belongings, through conversations amongst themselves along with short stories narrated by the History teacher. The programs also threw light on Mahatma Gandhi’s first Satyagraha against the British rule in Champaran district of Bihar and how he was persuaded by the indigo cultivator Raj Kumar Shukla to emancipate the hapless farmers of Champaran region who were compelled under the Teen Kathiya system to cultivate indigo. This was an iconic landmark which transformed Gandhiji into Mahatma and eventually led him to unite the whole nation in its fight for freedom.The stories would take the audience into the past and brought to life the, then prevalent living style and situations. The drama was full of such varied range of emotions, very well portrayed by the tiny tots along with stupendous dance performances in between the play, to the tune of melodious songs sung live by the ardent choir group which exhilarated the spirits of one and all present, whose appreciation was profoundly defined by grand and generous applauses.After the dramatic finale of the plays, students extended their gratitude towards their parents and grandparents for their benevolent presence. They further invited the Principal, Mr. B. Vinod, to address the impressive audience. He expressed his contentment for the unprecedented collaboration between the school and the parents, which is conducive as well as amiable for a child’s overall development and urged them to strengthen it further. He also elucidated on reviving the diminishing ethics and values amongst the children through positive parenting techniques.