Ranchi based DPS launches annual day with Santhali dance
By Abha Manakatala - Fri Aug 28, 2:04 pm
Held inside the campus of the DPS Ranchi,it indicated it was yet again a portrayal of versatility and various multifaceted talents of the students.
The programme began with the Santhali Dance troop of the school extending a hearty welcome to all our distinguished guests spreading the aura of Jharkhand’s rich culture and heritage. This was followed by the lighting of the inaugural lamp and felicitation of the revered guests.
The Chief Guest for today’s programme was Pooja Singhal, Additional Secretary, Dept of Agriculture, Govt. of Jharkhand and the Guest of Honour was the Pro-vice Chairman of the School.
DPS Ranchi Principal Dr. Ram Singh addressed the gathering focused on the various endeavours taken up by the school to provide a wide range of skill and interest for the all round development of children.
The students of class IX and X staged the play ‘Dear departed’ which essayed the modern day family issues whereby children are now so much interested in materialistic pleasures, that they abandon their duty towards their parents. Vaibhav as the GrandFather earned a lot of accolades from the audience and so did Soumya Bhattacharya and Aditya Singh as Mr. Jordan and Henry Slater.
After this the students of Class VI presented amazing formations through Yoga. The brilliant performance left the audience totally mesmerised. The world is turning into a global village and this feature was portrayed by the students through the French Song and Dance. The fire of patriotism burns in each and every Indian and the students presented this with the melodious symphony of instrumental music of the songs ‘Jaha Daal Daal Pe’, ‘Dil diya hai Jaan bhi denge’, ‘Suno gaur se duniya walon’ and ‘Vande Mataram’.
The programme left the audience spell bound as it focused on women empowerment depicting Goddess Durga and Goddess Kali as the epitome of strength and symbols of victory of Good over Evil.The children through their agile and graceful movements beautifully brought out the injustice done against women.