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Gandhi Jayanthi celebrated at Mount Carmel Central School

October 3, 2023

Mangaluru: Mount Carmel Central School, Mangaluru, celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi with great fervor on October 2, 2023, in the school auditorium. The chief guest was Mrs Corrine Rasquinha, founder and president of the premier NGO, White Doves.

The programme by the students of grades VIII C and D commenced with an interfaith prayer service, praying for peace and harmony, after which the dignitaries paid their tribute to the great soul Mahatma Gandhi. The welcome dance was a treat as students danced to the magical combination of music, rhythm, and energy. It was followed by a welcome speech by Adit and Angel, with a floral sapling presented to the chief guest.

Nishant and Navita highlighted the significance of the day and Gandhiji’s non-violence philosophy which influenced the whole world. A meaningful skit showcasing the role of Gandhiji during the Salt Act of 1882, the Champaran movement of 1917, and the Dandi March of 1930 was the highlight of the program. It was followed by a harmonious rendition of a patriotic song.

The Chief guest Mrs Corine applauded and appreciated the programme, and in her message, she highlighted the Gandhian principles and the need to follow them for a peaceful and harmonious living. She also enthralled the audience with her melodious singing of “On top of the world, Carpenters”. The vote of thanks was presented by Ian and Alvin, and the anchors of the day were Alister, Siyona, Nikhil, and Angel.

The celebration ended with the Shramdhan by enthusiastic and motivated students guided by the staff in and around the school campus.

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