The Birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Popularly called Chacha by the children was celebrated as “BAL DIWAS” in Akal Academy Gomtipul. In order to celebrate this “BAL MELA” in its true spirit the Children from classes Nursery to XII were given a free hand to think and organize the Mela as […]
The Birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Popularly called Chacha by the children was celebrated as “BAL DIWAS” in Akal Academy Gomtipul.
In order to celebrate this “BAL MELA” in its true spirit the Children from classes Nursery to XII were given a free hand to think and organize the Mela as per their own imagination and perceptions, the teachers shared and shouldered equal responsibilities and extended free support to conduct this programme in a very smooth, safe and cheerful manner.
On November 14, 2014 all the students as well as the teachers dressed in uniforms started pouring in the lush green and well Cleaned School playground after finishing the usual morning school routine. The bright and cosy beams of the morning sun gave much relief to the foggy and cold morning weather. The day was clear and allowed the people to enjoy the Mela to the fullest. While on Central, eastern and western sides of the playground, beautiful coloured tents were pitched, popularly known as a “Stalls”.
Northern end was used as “EXIT and ENTRANCE” with the main stage erected in the centre for the Welcome and Reception of the Chief Guest and the other influential Academy Well – Wishers.
The southern end was left for the different “GAMES STALL”. At about 10, the students were given permission to set up their allotted stalls with different types of items assigned to them. The stalls were presented with a vivid look. While a row of stalls with different eatables were emitting tempting and mouth – watering fragrance. Cold drinks and Ice Cream stalls were the busiest stalls with people ranging from children to old ones.
Art and Craft stalls were busy and crowded spot and the first to be emptied as all the handmade items were sold hand to hand in the early hours. “Flower Stall” witnessed crowded scenes as people thronged in numbers to purchase a variety of flowers.
Merry-go-Rounds did not halt throughout the day as more and more peopled ventured to enjoy it. “Balloon Shop” and “Toy Shop” with “Gun Shot” stall was the hot spot for the children of middle Classes. By mid-day,the ground was Jam-packed.
The distinguished guests of the area and invites appreciated the arrangements and the commendable efforts put in by both the students and staff members. They praised the school management for teaching and providing working knowledge to the students how to trade in a different situation in today’s fast changing economic Scenario.
Principal thanked all those gathered for boosting the morale of the students and the children as well. She appealed the people to be always in contact with the school authority for the smooth run of the school.
~ Tapasleen kaur
~ New Delhi, 21st Nov ’14