The students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) of Assam Darrang have been observing the ‘Quit India Day’ with variety of programmes in different phases.
These include competitions on co-curricular activities like inter-house debate, folk group dance, group songs etc.
In this connection for the first time in the recent history of JNV, Darrang an inter-house national anthem performing competition was held in junior and senior categories.
In the senior section, Udaigiri House was adjudged as the best group while Nilgiri Junior House was adjudged as the best performing team in the junior category.
The competition was judged by a three-member jury of judges comprising Rajesh Guru, Dipanjali Saharia and Marami Saikia.
Earlier the competition was inaugurated by senior journalist Mayukh Goswami by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
Speaking on occasion, he urged upon the students to focus on winning hearts of their rival competitors rather simply winning an award and thus become the real winner.
On the other hand in his address, principal of JNV, Darrang explained why expression of patriotic feeling deep inside the body and mind is important while performing the national anthem.
The inaugural function also featured distribution of commendation certificates to three post graduate teachers of the Vidyalaya – K K Talukdar (PGT Economics), P Soren (PGT Geography) and Debika Dutta (PGT English) for academic excellence in last CBSE board examination.
Several other events including pace-setting for community welfare, awareness campaign for Swatchta Pakhwada, workshop on painting and sculpture were held.
These events were held commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Inter-house wall magazine competition has also been lined up for the celebration of the Quit India Day that had begun from July 6 last.