Love for our motherland is not just a feeling, it is an inseparable part of our glorious culture and since a nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people, there can be no better manifestation than laying bare the adoration, reverence we all feel for our nation, through creative expressions.
Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Vasundhara , Ghaziabad is one of the acclaimed institutes working relentlessly for more than a decade now towards imparting education to the students in its true essence and is known for giving immense opportunities to them to unleash their talents. With an aim to give a platform to the children to pour their imagination and thoughts on canvas, to let loose their ingenuity and to imbue their hearts with patriotic fervor on this auspicious occasion of 70th Republic Day of our nation, the school organized “Paint and Celebrate Patriotism”- An Inter-School Drawing Competition for kids on 27th January 2019 on the premises of the school. The creditable initiative taken by the school under the dynamic leadership of Principal Cum Director, Ms. Manju Rana and the Head Mistress Ms. Indu Kohli , witnessed the participation of over 5000 students from the schools in Delhi-NCR.
Especially designed for our little kids, the competition was divided into three categories- Category 1- Nursery and Prep (3 years to 5 years), Category II- Class I and II (6 years to 8 years), Category III-Class III
,IV and V (9 years to 11 years) with topics ‘I Love India’, Indian Heritage / Be the solution to Air Pollution, My Green Ghaziabad / Today’s Kids are tomorrow’s citizens, respectively. It was a spectacle to watch the multitude of children embellish the canvas with the patriotic hues. The campus came alive with a colorful ambience and mellifluous music befitting the grandeur of the Republic Day. With each passing hour, the ingenious artistic strokes of the students had started taking a conspicuous form and the ultimate piece of art was nothing short of a marvel.
Distinguished guests from the field of education graced the occasion with their presence and praised the initiative taken by the school. A panel of eminent artists was invited as adjudicators and judged the creative work of the students on the basis of their creativity, neatness, relevance to the topic, overall presentation and catchy slogans. This team of judges included Mr. Dinesh Kumar Dubey, Ms. Nidhi Bakshi, Mr. Razi Khan, Ms. Shabnam Nadeem and Ms. Swati- renowned artists with unparalleled artistic acumen and years of experience in the field of arts.
Debapratap Panda from Vishwa Bharti Public school bagged the ‘Top prize’ worth Rs. 51000. The proud achievers of the second position- Aditya Sharma, Assisi Kids World St. Francis School, (category I), Shambhawi Vermaa, Lotus Valley International school, (category II) Nandini Agarwal ,Father Agnel school, (category III) , were awarded an attractive cash prize worth Rs. 21000. The winners of the third position- Ahmed Sidique, Chhabil Das school and Saurish Chandravanshi , Khaitan Public school, (category I) , Arnavi Biswal, Ralli International school and Chaitanya , DPS Indirapuram school, (category II), Merwyn Vaz, Somerville School Noida and Deepshikha De , BAFA school, (category III) were given a cash prize of Rs. 5000. Consolation prize of Rs. 2100 was conferred upon 10 students in each category.
The gala event proved to be a huge success as it efficaciously accomplished its purpose of fostering the patriotic spirit and the essence of oneness among the students and was unprecedented in its extent of zealous impact left on their hearts and souls.