Presidency School

Onam Celebration

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Presidency School, Bangalore North celebrated Hindi Diwas and Onam as a collaborative assembly and must we say, it was a real treat!

A well planned assembly that had a blend of culture, tradition and history had all mesmerized.

Dance Drama, songs, speeches and loads of information saw a crisp assembly session.

Students and teachers were dressed in their traditional best and added to the festivity. Pookalams adorned the School lobby, the academic block while every class displayed their creative ideas

The Principal Ms. Pushpy Dutt in her message highlighted the facts of the Hindi Diwas celebrations and that of Onam.

Hindi Divas celebrated on 14 September is the day in 1949, when the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India. The decision of using Hindi as the official language was ratified by the Constitution of India that came into effect on 26 January 1950. Under the Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagari script was adopted as the official language. Now there are 22 Scheduled languages of India

Onam an ancient festival which is one of the rarest festivals which is celebrated by a complete State, irrespective of religion, caste and creed. The beauty of the festival lies in its secular fabric. People of all religions, castes and communities celebrate the festival with equal joy and verve. Onam also helps to create an atmosphere of peace and brotherhood .

Amidst cheers of happiness and excitement, children learnt the importance of these very special days and imbibed in them pride, cultural oneness and a sense of belonging that we are one big family.