Amrita Vidyalayam, Bhubaneswar celebrated Children’s Day on 14th November 2023, with great festive fervour, to commemorate the 129th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

The programme began with a special assembly conducted by the teachers, followed by informative and inspirational speeches by the Principal about the great leader, thinker, visionary and a true statesman – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The first Prime Minister of independent India was extremely fond of children, and the programme clearly depicted the spirit of the occasion with teachers holding the stage and putting up a mesmerising cultural show for the children. The following cultural programme had a series of interesting and exciting events, all planned meticulously for complete entertainment.

Teachers of the junior section enthralled the audience with their energetic and graceful moves in a traditional dance. Students pulsated with excitement when their teachers presented a Sambalpuri dance bringing together the poetry of footsteps and a cosmic folk tune. Subsequently, songs were presented by Mr Rajendra Jena, Mr Santosh Kumar and Mr Pratik Mishra. Students were elated to see their teachers performing and celebrating the day with zeal and enthusiasm.

Bri Namratamrita Chaitanyaji in her address encouraged students to dream big and work hard. Principal, Ms Mousumi Patnaik greeted the children warmly on the special day. She compared the children to beautiful blossoms and motivated them to spread their fragrance everywhere. She also reminded the students of the extraordinary sacrifices made by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and asked the students to keep him as an idol in all their endeavours.

Children’s Day was marked with grand splendour and fiesta, and the school campus buzzed with excitement and joy as it was a day wherein fun and frolic dominated. The children came dressed in casual dresses and relished their favourite food with classmates.