Akal Academy located in Dhudial, Patiala recently organized an event to celebrate the joy of having daughters. This was an exclusive event organized to create awareness & uplift the morale of girl children & parents across rural explicating importance of daughters on Daughter’s Day.
During the celebrations,students presented a drama where they played different roles to depict different characters of the society; it beautifully highlighted the prevalent evils of the society like female feticide, dowry system and other such issues, upon which the Zonal Director Mr. H.S Anand, who also expressed his views on the subject.
Dr. Khushwant Singh, Registrar Akal University also graced the occasion with his speech on ‘Importance of Daughtersin today’s critical times’, explaining how the rural transformation is connected to empowering the women of the country.
The audience felt even more connectedwith an exclusive all girls play that depicted characters of a Mother, a Daughter, a Sister, a Wife & as Doctors, as an Engineer, a teacher, a pilot and a judge conveying the message of girls being equally pivotal, competent and an all-rounder. Students also recitedbeautifully compiled poems to inspire the audience on the occasion.
The Principal of the academy, Mrs. Gurjeet Kaur appreciated the little young daughters & their caliber through an exclusively prepared speech for them & along with the Zonal Director – Mr. H.S Anand, distributed prizes & souvenirs among the little talented kids in appreciation.
~ Deeksha Singh
~ New Delhi, 12th Oct ’13