THE 152ND JANMA DIWAS OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA, ANNUAL DAY OF VIVEKANANDA KENDRA VIDYALAYA AND NATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATIONS REPORT
Venue: Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya M.H.S.S. Vivekanandapuram
Swami Vivekananda was known as Vireshwar or Narendranath Datta. Narendranath was born in Calcutta on 12th January 1863 on makara sankranti day. His father Vishwanath Datta was a leading advocate. His mother Bhuvaneswari was a very pious lady, who was a devout worshipper of lord shiva. One day she had an auspicious dream. She dreamt the lord shiva would be born as her child. Later, when the child was born, the mother fondly named him as Vireshwar. Swami Vivekananda, whose life and teachings form a golden chapter in the history of our mother land. Infact, he gave a new life to India.
In our school, the 152nd Janma Diwas of Swami Vivekananda was celebrated in a grand manner. The programme began sharply at 5.30 pm. headed by resource people Man.Balakrishnanji, Vice president of Vivekananda Kendra and Dr.M.Radha krishnan, Superintendent of Govt.Medical College,Asaripallam.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr.M.Radha krishnan by lighting the lamp followed by the other members on the dias. Invocation was sung by the girls of IX standard.
The welcome address and school Annual report were presented by our Principal Shri. S.Abraham Lingom.
The glory of Eknathji was presented in the form of a song by the girls of VIII standard. We had an eminent person Dr. M.Radha krishnan Superintendent of Govt.Medical College,Asaripallam as our Chief Guest who addressed the gathering. He talked that he had seen in this institution in making the children to be well developed in discipline, morality, culture and way of respect to the elders. Students are guided not only to develop their knowledge but also to develop their future education. He also pointed out the necessity of a good communication skill. He expressed his views that the students could attain success only by the full support of their parents and the teachers. Teaching is one of the noblest professions. He insisted that knowledge and games alone are not important but students should give importance to writing,reading,repeating,rewriting and reproducing. He quoted “Hard work bring success” and told that every thing is possible by hard work . He addressed that our school is the spiritual service organization.
The talents of our children are brought out through various competitions.Our children participated in the competitions enthusiastically and won the prizes. Our Vice Principal Smt.Sariga read out the names. Our honourable Chief Guest gave away the prizes to the winners.
The function was presided over by our Special Guest Man.A.BalaKrishnanji, Vice president of Vivekananda Kendra who also addressed the audience. He expressed his views about Swamiji’s Chicago address which was a turning point for the Indian people. He said that he was proud to belong to the nation that had self confidence, courage, self respect and positive thinking. He advised the students to follow Swamiji’s thoughts and qualities and implement in their life.
Our Special Guest presented a memento to the honourable Chief Guest. Vote of thanks was proposed by Shri. Krishnaswami, Administrative Officer of Vivekananda Kendra. After that all the audience were entertained by the cultural programmes of the school students.