GANDHI AND SHASTRI JAYANTI OBSERVED AT DAV, KALINGA NAGAR
Bhubaneswar,,(ONS): “The ideologies of the father our nation Mahatma Gandhi shall be relevant for all time to come and Gandhiji shall continue to rule over the hearts of thousands and millions of people all over the world till eternity.” This was the essence of the speech delivered by the 92 year old freedom fighter Shri Jogendra Maharana who attended the 150th and 115th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and our 2nd Prime Minster Lal Bahadur Shastri observed in the premises of DAV Public School, Kalinga Nagar today. A wide range of activities were organized in and outside the school premises to pay tribute to Bapu- the epitome of peace and non-violence as the nation commemorated his 150th birth anniversary. In this connection, a Prabhat Pheree was organized from the school campus to SUM Hospital square in which more than 500 students including the Scout and Guide , NCC and JRC wing of the school went round the peripheral areas giving slogans of unity and patriotism highlighting Gandhiji’s philosophy. In order to materialize Gandhji’s dream of a clean and green India, the Principal of the school Mr Bipin Kumar Sahoo administered the Green Pledge to the gathering. The other dignitarypresent on the occasion includes the Chairman of the school, Shri Sarat Chandra Misra. The entire programme was arranged successfully by the school’s function department with the whole-hearted support of the members of staff.