An­nual Day at Army Pub­lic School, Shankar Vi­har

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - - METRO -

The cel­e­bra­tion was a suc­cess­ful at­tempt at sen­si­tiz­ing the view­ers about the im­por­tance of ‘In­clu­sion’.

The an­nual Ram­jas In­terS­chool English and Hindi De­bate Com­pe­ti­tion were held at NDMC Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, Sansad Marg. The Pre­lim­i­nary Rounds were held ear­lier at

About 60 re­puted schools in and around Delhi par­tic­i­pated. The judges for the de­bates - Dr. Tara Chadha, for­mer Reader in English at Shy-

Ram­jas School, Pusa Road.

ama Prasad Mukher­jee Col­lege, Univer­sity Delhi; Pad­maja, Joint Sec­re­tary in the For­eign Min­istry and Deputy Gen­eral at the ICCR and Mi­hir Ku­mar Jha, As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor of His­tory at ARSD Col­lege, Univer­sity of Delhi were wel­comed by the Prin­ci­pal Surabhi Dua. Punya Pra­sun Ba­j­pai, an em­i­nent per­son­al­ity in the field of elec­tronic and print me­dia was the Chief Guest. The par­tic­i­pants showed a keen knowl­edge of the top­ics and ex­hib­ited their de­bat­ing prow­ess skill­fully. In English, St Thomas School, Mandir Marg won the Run­ning Tro­phy while In Hindi, K.I.IT World School, Pi­ta­m­pura lifted the Tro­phy.

Somerville School, Va­sund­hara En­clave,

held its An­nual Day, ‘Chrysalis 2018’ at the Siri Fort Au­di­to­rium show­cas­ing the tal­ent of over six hun­dred stu­dents. The oc­ca­sion was graced by the mem­bers of the Board of Man­age­ment; Mary Ge­orge, Pres­i­dent of the Lott Carey Bap­tist Mis­sion in In­dia, Thomas T. Roy, the Sec­re­tary/ Trea­surer of the LCBM in In­dia, D.A. Tressler, the Chair­per­son and Di­rec­tor, Somerville Schools, Abra­ham Mathew, the Man­ager of the school, mem­bers of the Manag­ing Com­mit­tee and par­ents. The pro­gramme com­menced with a prayer fol­lowed by a melo­di­ous pre­sen­ta­tion ‘Swaran­jali’. The school fe­lic­i­tated the staff mem­bers who had com­pleted 25 years of ser­vice. The high­light of the evening was `Fid­dler on the Roof’, an ac­claimed mu­si­cal. Vote of thanks was pro­posed by Prin­ci­pal Es­ther Mani.

Prin­ci­pal Vibha Singh, DPS, Ro­hini fe­lic­i­tat­ing a stu­dent.

Prin­ci­pal Surabhi Dua, Ram­jas School, with the win­ners and other dig­ni­taries

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