Educational Institutions celebrate Janamashtami with religious fervour

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 23: Various Educational Institutions celebrated Janamashtami with religious fervour today.
Pre-Primary Wing of Delhi Public School, Jammu organized special assembly to celebrate the joy and festivity of Janamashtami. Principal, DPS Jammu, Ruchi Chabra and Headmistress, Meenu Gupta greeted everyone on the occasion.
The Modern Montessori International Pre School celebrates Janamashtami with great enthusiasm. The children were dressed up in colourful attires as Lord Krishna and Radha, wearing beautiful smiles on their faces. The Principal, Pragya Gupta, highlighted the importance of Janamashtami. The event started with various performances which included dance performance by Pre Nursery A and B on “Mach Gya Shor”, Skit performance in which kids played different roles of Devaki, Lord Vishnu, Vasudeva which forecast different scenes of Gokul, birth of Lord Krishna, Gopis playing around with Krishna, Dahi Handi was broken by the kids. The Playgroup and Pre Nursery C danced gracefully on the song “Little Krishna” and Kindergarten and Nursery A and B danced rhythmically together on the song “Go Go Govinda”. The Directors of school Bhavna Rohmetra and Sapna Rohmetra congratulated the staff and children for their wonderful performances.
In order to celebrate the birthday of Lord Krishna, celebration was organized in senior and junior wing of Spring Dales School today. All children came in traditional dresses. Some boys came dressed as ‘Krishna’ and some girls came dressed as ‘Radha’. Beautiful decorations were put up to make this event more cheerful and colorful.
On the auspicious occasion of Janamashtami an impressive function was organized in Humanity Public School, Bassi Kalan Bari Brahmana. The programme began with ‘aarti’ of Shri Krishna. Students dressed in Krishna and Radha outfits presented beautiful dances and songs. Principal of the school, Gaurav Charak threw light on the importance of the day.
Sanatan Dharam Higher Secondary Kanya Vidyalaya, Jullaka Mohalla, Jammu celebrated Janamashtami with great fervour. The function concluded with the vote of thanks presented by the Principal Sareshta Gupta.
To be part of the glory that the birth of Lord Krishna bestows, Cradle 2 Crayons, the National award winning School, Lower Roop Nagar, Jammu celebrated Janamashtami with religious fervour. The kids swayed and danced ecstatically and sang ‘leelas’ to welcome the arrival of Lord Krishna. Anila Tikoo, founder/ educationist of repute, spoke about the teachings of Gita.
Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua celebrated Janamashtami with pomp, splendour and gaiety today. The school campus echoed with the bhajan ‘Achutam Keshwam Jaanki……’and chants of radhe-radhe. Mili R Sumbria, Principal of the School threw light on the significance of the day.
Little Millennium; a leading Pre School chain with its centres at Roop Nagar Gandhi Nagar and Trikuta Nagar in Jammu, today celebrated the Janmashtami festival- the birth celebration of Lord Krishna, with great enthusiasm. The highlight of the celebrations was marked with beautiful traditional attire worn by school facilitators and children as Bal Gopal and Radha. Speaking during the special assembly, Chief Learning Officer Akhila Magotra said, “The celebrations aimed to create awareness about Indian festivals, its tradition, custom and culture among the children of the school.
To enhance the significance of celebrating important days, a function was organized to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna ‘Janamashtami’ at British International School, today. MLC Vikram Randhawa was the chief guest, who was accompanied by Narender Singh, Councillor Sainik Colony Jammu. Students gave mirthful performances including dances, enactments, bhajan recitation etc. Principal of the School lauded the students for their performances.
Cambridge International School Purkhu Camp, Domana, Jammu, celebrated the festival of Janamashtmi with great enthusiasm and fervour. The celebration started with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Dr Abhishek Sharma, who also spoke on the importance of the day.
GD Goenka Public School Jammu governed by Om Prakash charitable Trust celebrated the day of birth of Lord Krishna with great fervour and enthusiasm. The entire celebration witnessed plethora of activities commencing with an introductory speech followed by a musical presentation of a famous song of Lord Krishna and kathak dance performance. Principal Rajesh Rathore shared a few ancient mythological stories related to Lord Krishna on the occasion.
Jammu Sanskriti School, Jammu organized a function to celebrate the birthday of Shri Krishna. Rohini Aima, Principal cum Vice-Chairperson of the school graced the occasion as chief guest. A traditional start was given to the program by lighting the lamp of knowledge. Various activities and presentation were organized to seek the blessings of Lord Krishna.
Flower Kids School Talab Tillo today celebrated Shri Krishna Janmashtami with zeal and enthusiasm. Keshav Chopra, Social Worker was the chief guest on the occasion. The tiny toddlers of the School celebrated Janamashtami with great pomp and show. The Lord Krishna’s ‘Leelas’ were presented on the occasion. Speaking on the Keshav Chopra and Principal Vijay Lakshmi threw light on the life of Shri Krishna.
Doon International School Jammu celebrated Janmashtami with great fervour and gaiety. The toddlers of ‘Phulwari’ participated in ramp walk and graced the stage dressed up as Radha and Krishna. Students presented a scintillating cultural programme. Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur lauded the efforts put in by the teachers and and the students as well.
In order to celebrate Janmashtami, RM Public School conducted a cultural programme, wherein the students participated in different items. Different scenes from the life of Lord Krishna and Radha were depicted. The Corporator of Sainik Colony, Gurmeet Randhawa was the chief guest of the occasion. The Chairman Rameshwar Mengi, Trustee Rita Mengi and Principal Ravinder Kour were present during the celebration.
Janamashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna was celebrated with fervour and gaiety at Stephens International Public School, Miran Sahib. A special programme was organised to invoke the blessings of the Lord wherein Amarjit Singh, Vice Chairman, Satvinder Saini, Director, Rama Jamwal, Dean Academics and Ram Prakash Sharma, Vice Principal graced the occasion.The programme commenced with the offering of the pious ‘Chhappan Bhog’ to the idols of Lord Krishna and Radha Ji by all the dignitaries.
Krishan Janamashtami was celebrated by Sai Shyam Educational Society, in which Sai Shyam College of Education and Sai Shyam Public Hr. Secondary School participated. Students of both the Institution presented colourful items like Dhandiya, Rasleela, and different types of colourful events in the college premises. Dr Usha Tickoo, Principal of Sai Shyam College of Education threw light on the importance of this sacred festival. Principal Sai Shyam Public Higher Secondary School, JN Bhat also spoke on the occasion.
International Delhi Public School celebrated Janamashtami with great enthusiasm. Apart from various cultural items presented by the students, ‘Dahi Handi’ and ‘Janki’ was taken out to grace the occasion.
Pushp Vatika, a unit of Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School Jeevan Nagar, Jammu celebrated Janmashtami with religious fervour. The whole wing was decorated with the handmade materials which are related to Janmashtami such as paper kites, pots, images of Radha Krishna etc. At the end, Principal presented gifts to the little toddlers who performed well.
Dewan Devi Playway/ Higher Secondary School today celebrated Janamashtami with great enthusiasm. Students clad in Radha Krishna dresses participated in various cultural programmes. Breaking of ‘Dahi Handi’ competition was also held. The Chairman of the School, Subhash Chander Suri spoke on the importance of the day.
JK Montessorie British School celebrated Janamashtami with gaiety and fervour in the school premises today. Students were dressed in colorful costumes depicting roles of ‘Lord Krishna’ and his beloved ‘Radha’. Students presented colorful Rasleela, Makhan Choor Leela and Dahi Handi and Dandia Dance, which were the highlights of the function. Director Academics Rajni Gupta and Principal Geeta Dixit lauded the efforts of children, teachers and their parents for good show.
Rich Harvest family celebrated Janamashtami with zeal and zest today. A beautiful Jhula was prepared with flowers and other decorations. Children of Kindergarten won the soul of the spectators by dressing in the attire of Lord Krishna, Radha and Gopikas. The highlight of the celebration was ‘Matki Phodo’. Principal Anita Bhatia and Director Ruchi Charak threw light on the significance of the day.
Mount Litera Zee School, Anand Nagar, Bohri Jammu and its junior wing Kidzee celebrated ‘Janamashtami’ with great enthusiasm and joy in the presence of Chairman, Er Parneesh Mahajan, Liaison Officer Harvinder Singh Sihotra, Principal Manikarnika Bhasin, Co-ordinator Radhika Mahajan, besides staff and the students. The Students of Junior wing were dressed up in the costumes of Krishna, Radha, Yashoda, Sudama and Vasudev depicting the characters, while the Students of higher wing delivered speeches. Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Er Parneesh Mahajan shared his views on the theory of Lord Krishna.
Lord Mahavira Playway School , Shiv Nagar Jammu celebrated Janamashtami with great zeal and zest in the school premises. Principal Neeraja Handoo explained the significance of Janamashtami. On the occasion, a small drama on the birth of Lord Krishna was performed by the students.
The Kindergarten area of Delhi Public School Udhampur celebrated Janamashtami, where proper scene of Gokul was created with diverse ‘Leelas of Shri Krishna’. The Pro-Vice Chairman of the School, Dr JC Gupta enlightened the students that the main significance of this festival lies in encouraging the good will and discouraging the bad will, while Principal of the School, Dr Kunal Anand appreciated the efforts of students and staff for designing such a beautiful programme.
Guru Harkrishan Public School, Guru Nanak Nagar Jammu, celebrated ‘Janamashtami’ in the school premises with great fervour. The students of the Nursery wing presented a vibrant dance performance charging everyone. Principal of the school, Rita Popli greeted to all the students and lauded their efforts for organising a good programme.
Maharaja Hari Singh DAV Public School Akhnoor celebrated Shri Krishna ‘Janamashtami’ with great pomp and show today. The Pre- primary & primary wing students were dressed in beautiful attires of Shri Krishna and Radha. Principal Alok Betab appreciated the efforts of the students and staff and encouraged them to participate in co-curricular activities to achieve holistic growth and development.
Vishwa Bharati Senior Secondary School, Akalpur Morh, Jammu celebrated ‘Janamashtami’ with religious fervour and gaiety today. Prof Keshav Sharma, Dean Academic Affairs, University of Jammu was the chief guest, while Prof AN Sadhu, Chairman Academic Committee was the guest of honour. The programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp, which was followed by welcome address presented by the Principal, Annapurna Koul. Students presented a variety of cultural items regarding Shri Krishna’s birthday.
SVI Kids Playway School, Bishnah celebrated ‘Janamashtami’ with enthusiasm and fervour. A special assembly was organised on the occasion, wherein famous ‘Dahi Handi’ tradition was also observed. Principal of the School spoke on the significance of the day.
The festival of ‘Janamashtami’ was celebrated in Skill Sharpening Playway School, Gole Panjpeer, Talab Tillo, Jammu with great zeal and fervour. Students in colourful attires presented cultural programme. A kite competition was also held in School premises on the occasion.
SD Tara Puri Public High School, Gandhi Nagar celebrated Janamashtami with pomp and show today. The students of the choir group presented speeches, devotional songs, bhajans and dances on the occasion. Secretary of the School Management Committee, Rattan Lal Sharma was the chief guest on the occasion, while Principal Neeru Puri lauded the efforts of the students for organising a befitting programme to celebrate the festival with religious gaiety.
May Fair Schools celebrated Janamashtami in all its branches. It also depicts his notorious behaviour in his childhood and youth. Students presented a variety of religious cultural items on the occasion. Principal of the school threw light on the significance of the day.


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