Various institutions celebrate Janamashtami with religious gaiety

Excelsior Correspondent

Students presenting cultural item while celebrating Janamashtami.
Students presenting cultural item while celebrating Janamashtami.

JAMMU, Aug 16: Various institutions celebrated Janamashtami with enthusiasm and religious fervour, here today.
JK Montessorie Senior Secondary School celebrated Janamashtami, the birthday of ‘Lord Krishna’ with religious values, gaiety and enthusiasm in the school premises.
Teachers taught the students about significance of the day in the morning assembly with the prayer of ‘lord Krishna’ followed by the colourful Programme presented by the students of different classes.
JK little Millienium Playway School, affiliate unit of JKMS also celebrated Janamashtami with enthusiasm.
Little Kids were dressed in colourful costumes depicting roles of Krishna and his beloved Radha. ‘Rasleela’ was the highlight of this function.
‘Matki phod’ programme was also organized by the students.
Director Academics, Rajni Gupta lauded the efforts of the students and the staff members on the occasion.
Apple Kids International Pre- School, Bantalab celebrated the festival of Janmashtami with great joy and fervour in the school premises today.
The School was decorated with flowers, buntings, swings and pictures of Lord Krishna. The School looked like Vrindavan where little angels danced on different Janamashtami numbers. Girls dressed up as ‘gopis’ danced with boys dressed up as Krishna. The students of primary wing enacted on a play depicting the life of God Krishna. Later, Puja Sharma, Principal of the School threw light on the life and thoughts of Lord Krishna.
The entire school came live with bright colours as the children celebrated Lord Krishna’s Birthday in their own special way.
On the eve of Janamashtami, Sharda Sangeet Sadan, Gandhi Nagar, celebrated a colourful cultural programme at K L Sehgal Hall, Canal Road, here.
The event began with an obeisance to Lord Krishna in the form of a melodious welcome song – ‘Swagatam Krishna’. Children of all ages performed in this event and it was thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by the audience.
Thr event was graced with the presence of renowned artists of Jammu, Ravi Sharma, a well known music composer and Sumit Sharma, senior RJ at All India Radio, Jammu. The programme concluded with a vote of thanks by Satybhama Dubey, Director of Sharda Sangeet Sadan.
Janamashtami was celebrated at both the branches of May Fair School at Chandnagar and Janipur with pomp and show here today.
Vijay Basur, School patron was the chief guest and Abhay Basur was the guest of honour. Students were dressed up like Radha and Krishna. The students enjoyed ‘Jhula’ to celebrate birth of Krishna. Students also presented colourful items on the occasion.
School Principal, Ranjeet Kour, briefed the students about the special day.
Little Champs playway School at New Plots today celebrated the Krishna Janamashtami festival with fervour and gaiety. The students of the School participated in the festival with full zeal and zest in the traditional and fancy dresses.
The School was decorated with flowers, bells, buntings, balloons and rangoli to welcome Lord Krishna. The School organized for a cradle (Jhoola) for the little Krishna while students sang devotional songs.
At the end of the function, Aarti was sung and prashad was distributed. Principal of the school Sonal Abrol urged the students to imbibe the teachings of Lord Krishna and to cultivate values like honesty, truthfulness and real happiness.
Jammu Sanskriti School organized kite flying and kite making activity for class I to VIII to celebrate Janamashtami. The students actively participate in the making of kites.
School Principal cum Vice Chairperson, Rohini Aima addressed the students and threw light on the significance of the day.
At Rich Harvest School Janamashtami was celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm and the celebrations began with lighting of ceremonial lamp by Ruchi Charak (Trustee) and Dr Shivani Singh (Principal).
Special assembly was conducted in the school premises.
On the occasion students came dressed in the colorful attires as Lord Krishna, Radha and Gopies as they commemorated the human incarnation of Lord Krishna.
The school organized a special event to educate children about the significance of this festival. Students danced to bhajans and devotional songs.
‘Dahi-Handi’, which replicates Krishna’s love for milk and butter, was also performed in which students took part with zeal.
The festival of Janamashtami was celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in Paramount Convent School. The School was decorated with flowers, bells, buntings, balloons and rangoli to welcome Lord Krishna. Students sang devotional songs and performed ‘garbha’ dance. Isha Manhas, Principal of the School was the guest of honour on the occasion, who advised the students to cultivate values like honesty and truthfulness.
Nav Yug Playway School celebrated Janamashtami with great zeal and enthusiasm in the School premises. Various cultural programmes including fancy dress competition, dances short skits highlighting Lord Krishna’s life were organized to amrk the celebrations. The small kids in the costumes of Radha and Krishna performed ‘Raasleela’ which was was applauded by the audience. Director HS jamwal and Principal, Chander Kanta were present on the occasion.
Kids Kudos Public School Lower Shiv Nagar Jammu celebrated Janamashtami with great fervour. Children presented themselves in the costumes of Radha and Krishna on the occasion. Principal of the School, Pratibha Duggal presented inaugural speech.
DRS Kids, Bantalab celebrated Janamashtami with enthusiasm and zeal. Students dressed in Radha and Krishna costumes gave fabulous performances on the occasion. MD of the School Kapil Chib and Surinder Chib threw light on the importance of the day.
JK Convent School, Subash Nagar, celebrated Janamashtami with ‘Dhai Handi’ competition in the School premises. The team of White House crushed all other teams and emerged as winners. Children also presented cultural items. Rohit Bains, Chairman of the School threw light on the life of Krishna. Shifali Khajuria, Principal of the School presented vote of thanks. Sohan Singh Soni, Senior Leader PDP was the chief guest on the occasion. Ravinder Sharma, Director RRaSh Motion Pictures, distributed prizes among the winners.

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