“The best way to find you is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated in India every year on 02nd October to proclaim the glory of Gandhiji who devoted his life to India’s Independence by using his strong weapon ‘Nonviolence’. The day is also celebrated to pay tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri, second Prime Minister of India and a great leader. Amidst the pandemic, VPM’s IAM International School, Airoli celebrated the day with great enthusiasm through the zoom app from 9 am to 10:30am. The entire event was meticulously planned by Principal Mrs. Sandhya Sondur and Vice-Principal Mrs. Vijaya Ramesh.
The program was hosted by Ms. Minuja Christopher. Teachers, students and parents graced the occasion with their presence. The programmme commenced with a enthralling song by the music teacher Mrs. Meenal Kakarde. This was followed by a speech on the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi by Tanish of Grade 5 and Archita of Grade 6. Later, students of Bhavika of Grade 5 and Sarthak of 6 shared their views on Lal Bahadur Shastri, a great leader. The Vice-Principal in her speech enlightened the audience with the relevance of Gandhian principles in modern times. Principal ma’am in her speech motivated the students to learn more about Gandhiji and inculcate his philosophy in day to day life. At the end of the event, the non-participant also eagerly shared their views on Bapu. The programme concluded with a musical video by Mrs. Meenal Kakarde. The programme ended on a positive note.