Presided by : Mann. Balakrishnanji, Vice President of VRM & VK
Chief Guest : Dr.Elamkumar, Professor & Head of the Department, Tamil,
Vivekananda College, Agasteeswaram
On the auspicious morning of 26th January 2020, we celebrated the 71st Republic Day in our school premises. The event began at 8.30 a.m. It was compered by Kavinthra Sree of VIII Standard.
The celebration was initiated with an invocation “Vandhe Madharam”, which was sung by the students of Vidyalaya.
Mann. Balakrishnanji, Vice President of VRM & VK unfurled the tricolour National Flag.Pledge was presented by Sree Sanjana of IX Standard.
Sri.Selvan, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya welcomed the gathering.VII and VIII Standard students sang a patriotic song in our national language.S.Selva Serin of VIII Standard delivered an English speech about the importance of the day.
The Students of Vidyalaya exhibited their talent through Karate and Silambam for developing balance, co-ordination, focus, respect, discipline and self-defense.IX standard girls sang a patriotic song in our mother tongue.The students of VII standard showed their love for nation through their dance performance.
We had an eminent person Dr.Elamkumar, Professor and Head of the Department of Tamil, Vivekananda College, Agasteeswaram who addressed the gathering. He started his speech with Ganapathi Song. He explained about “Sarvodhaya Movement”. He quoted one of the National Leaders Sardar Vallabai Patel’s courage and service to our Nation. He explained about ‘Guru Bakthi’. He asked the students to give respect to their guru. He also remembered his Guru and his words. He illustrated the Guru Bakthi of Ekalaiva. He quoted the Kural from the chapter of ‘Education”.
The Students of VII and VIII presented the skit on Dheeran Chinnamalai, the Tamil Chieftain and Palayakarar of Kongu Nadu who fought against the British East India Company.
Mann.Balakrishnanji, Vice President of VRM & VK president of the function presided over the function. He highlighted the significance of the day. He asked the teachers to utilize this 50th Anniversary of Rock Memorial. Teachers should take response to spread the story of Rock Memorial towards the parents and the public. This work should do done by the team of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya teachers. He illustrated Swami Vivekananda’s life and message. He advised the students to do their work with ‘Thiyaga’ and ‘Seva’ minded. He insisted the teachers should pass patriotism, Indian culture, spiritualism, service in mind and good character in the student’s mind. He insisted the students to be a role model to the society.
The E.A. toppers were honoured with prizes. The prizes were given by our guests. Kum.Bharathi, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya read out the prize list.
Sri.Haritharan, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya proposed the vote of thanks.
The programme was concluded by Kendra Prarthana at 10.20 a.m.