‘Bharat Ke Rang, Gandhi Ke Sang’

DPS Vasant Kunj celebrated the Annual Cultural Extravaganza and Scholar Badge Ceremony of Classes 6, 7 and 8 with a soul- stirring tribute on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This programme was the school’s endeavour to highlight the glorious contribution of Gandhiji in the relentless freedom struggle of India.
This multi- event panorama held on 10 December 2019, showcased the eclectic talents of a stupendous 750 students, under the able mentorship of their dedicated teachers. 
Ms. Namita Pradhan, IAS, Member, Managing Committee, DPS Vasant Kunj was the Chief Guest of this spectacular show. Shri. Kailash Gehlot, Minister of Transport, Govt. of Delhi also graced the occasion. The Principal of the school. Ms. Bindu Sehgal welcomed the gathering and highlighted the monumental efforts of Gandhiji in inculcating the principles of truth, ahimsa and righteousness. She also spoke gloriously about the school’s exemplary achievements since its inception in 1984.
Thereafter, the Chief Guest along with the other dignitaries awarded Scholar Badges and Blue Blazers to the 400 meritorious scholars. Ms. Namita Pradhan, in her thought- provoking speech emphasised that a school is a significant centre for training the impressionable child’s mind to follow the core Gandhian principles in his/her life. 
The chorus of the popular Bhajan, ‘Vaishnava Jana To’ sung in tandem with the graceful Welcome Dance made the entire atmosphere redolent with patriotic fervour. 
The piece- de- resistance was the vibrant dance exposition, ‘Bharat Ke Rang, Gandhi Ke Sang’ which showcased the vibrant cultural heritage of Gandhi’s India. The young performers enthralled the audience with the foot-tapping folk and classical dances of the various Indian states. The powerful narrative of the show was an ode to the Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, who had envisioned a free and unified India. The audience was moved by the soul-stirring evocation to honour the visions and values espoused by Gandhiji and safeguarding the diversity of India.  The cultural show culminated with thanking the esteemed dignitaries and parents for their continued support. The grand assembly concluded with the national anthem being sung in unison.