Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Gandhi Jayanti Celebration

 
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated yearly on 2 October. It is one of the three official declared national holidays of India, observed in all states. The other two are Independence Day and Republic Day. Gandhi Jayanti is observed every year as a national holiday to commemorate the birth of Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) His non-violence continues to influence people across the world till date. Gandhi’s birthday celebration is not only restricted within India but also observed by the United Nations as the ‘International Day of non-violence’ that aims to disseminate his philosophy, principle and believe in non-violence through proper education and public awareness.  Gandhi Jayanti celebration is also to relive Mahatma Gandhi’s life and his contribution in India’s independence and also his role as an architect of Indian Independence. Here too in the Tibetan Children’s Village School Gopalpur we the students and staff members marked the day’s significance with holding of marathon race among the four houses. The marathon race is one of the mega events of the school and the race got kicked off at 8.30 A.M, there were 160 contestants in all. There were five divisions namely junior boys, inter boys, senior boy, inter girls and senior girls. The individual standings are as follow. Master Tenzin Tashi of Songsten house = First position (junior boys’ division)
Miss Dechen of Triral = First position (inter girls’ division)
Master Thinley Rabten of Trisong = First position (inter boys’ division)
Master Tsering Tenzin of Triral = First position (senior boys’ division)
Miss. Choezom of Triral = First position (senior girls’ division)



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