On 16th February, Basant Panchmi, the festival dedicated to goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, language, music and all arts was celebrated with religious fervour and cultural performances, in alignment with the spirit of the day. Prayer was offered to Ma Saraswati by Principal Ms Shalini Mehrotra. There was a special assembly wherein the students presented a melodious Saraswati Vandana.
Rabindra Sangeet by Mr Sidharth Mazumder was much enjoyed by all. The buoyant rendition of Tagore’s composition was a joyful celebration of the spirit of Basant, the king of all seasons. Equating spring with youth, power and beauty the song depicted how both spring and youth epitomise endless possibility, colours and joie de vivre.
Thereafter the girls presented a traditional folk dance of Punjab which depicted the mood and flavour of the spring harvest. Attired in bright yellow emulating the mustard flowers in the fields the girls showcased a variety of dance styles like Lahria, mahia, Chaffa, kichan, morchal and chappu. The prasad of sweetened rice was served to all during refreshment