Angul: The students and staff members of O.P Jindal school situated at Jindal Nagar, Angul, celebrated Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Sashtri Jayanti today.
On this occassion the Principal,Teachers, Staff and Students paid floral tributes to the great souls followed by a series of eye-catching cultural programs including speeches by staff and students.
The message, how Mahatma Gandhi and Shastri are our path makers enlightened the present generation was conveyed by Mr Chhanda Charan Das,Principal.
Throwing light on the significant legacy, great contributions and sacrifice of Gandhiji and Sashtriji to the nation, Mrs Soma Sarkar, Mrs Bijayalaxmi Narendra,Dr Imran Perwaiz and students of O. P. Jindal School attributed in their inspiring speeches.
The student speakers who presented their speeches include Vidita Srivastava , Shantanu Upadhya, Baibhav Upadhya and G Shakti Swarup with spectacular skit and dance choreographed by Mrs Hemalata Mishra on the theme of Gandhian philosophy mesmerised the audience. Mind blowing scholarly presentations,prayer and devotional songs dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and Sashtri Ji on the occasion were cast by OPJS Choir under the guidance of Mrs Anusuya Ray .The Jaynti celebration was compered by Mrs Lilly Mohanta,CCA-coordinator.Mrs Sangeeta Sharma accorded vote of thanks on the occasion.
To mark this occasion, a special swachhata drive was also spearheaded by Swami Satyabindu Saraswati early in the morning where employees and their family members joined wholeheartedly to give their bit of volunteering to make the Jindal Nagar more beautiful.