Basant Panchami festival celebrated with gaiety in Kathua schools
KATHUA : On the auspicious occasion of ‘Basant Panchami’, the Education department of district Kathua celebrated the festival fervently by organizing a host of events in different schools of the district.
Events like cultural presentations, traditional songs, classical dances, poetry, speeches, crafts, drawing & poster-making contests amongst students at schools etc. were organized across the district.
Basant Panchami is also marked as the Day of the arrival of summer season and the inflow of outside.
Welcoming the summer season, teachers and students were also seen enjoying kite flying in many institutions. Most of the teachers & students came to the schools in yellow clothes. Students also participated in traditional hobbies like kite making.
Prakash Lal Thapa, CEO Kathua, while highlighting the importance of Basant Panchami, appreciated this effort of the HOIs and also called for celebrating all the festivals related to Indian culture in schools and informing the children about the importance and significance of that particular day.
Monika Khosla, head of District Cultural and Education Cell, Kathua thanked all the Zonal coordinators for celebrating Basant Panchami on a wide scale.
The students evinced great enthusiasm in celebrating the day in GHSS Budhi, GHSS Basantpur, GHSS Hatli, GMS Chack RIjju, GHS Jakhbar, GHSS Nagri Parole, GHS Lower Badholi, GHSS Sumwan, GHS Sandhar, GHSS Bhaddu, GHSS Nagri Parole, GHSS Ramkot, GHSS kathera, GHSS Sallan, GHSS PArnalla, GHS Govindsar, GHS Barnoti, GHS Jaglote, GHSS Chandwan, GHS Rajbagh, GHS Uchapind, GHS Lower Rajwalta, PMS Dhamyal, GHS Dhanjsdhar, GMS Kheri, GHSS Mahanpur etc.
Satish Chandel, Anita Pangotra, Manish Kashyap & Vikas Malpotra helped in coordinating the events.