The best way to find your self is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated at K.R. Mangalam World School, Paschim Vihar on 1October 2019 to commemorate the 150 birthday of Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or ‘Bapu’.The School remembered this greatest motivator and independence campaigner of his times through various activities. The day began with the singing of his most preferred devotional song by the students of Pre-School and Pre-Primary classes “ Raghupati Raghavaa Raja Ram”which evoked memories of the Father of the Nation. Some of the children came dressed up as Gandhiji and they raised slogans spreading Bapu’s messages of non-violence, truth and patriotism. Many kids shared their thoughts and feelings about this great legendary leader. Through classroom discussions teachers briefed the students about the life history and the values of Gandhiji. His “Mission of Cleanliness” was also explained to the little learners and they were motivated to keep the environment clean. To keep thisspirit of cleanliness alive and also following the slogan given by Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi “ Ek Kadam Swachhta Ki Aur” the kids of K.R.Mangalam World School , Paschim Vihar participated in a “Shram Daan” activity.The young volunteers gathered with their little trash bins to clean theirschool premises. They even, visited other classes and made other students sensitize towards their surroundings by their influencing slogans’.
The Day ended with a thought in everybody’s mind that cleanliness is next to Godliness and service to mankind is the first step towards reaching it.