St. George’s School, Alaknanda celebrated Children’s day on the 14th November, 2022, with great festive fervour, to commemorate the 129thbirth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The programme began with a special assembly conducted by the teachers, followed by informative and inspirational speeches by the Director, the CEO and the Principal about the great leader, thinker, visionary and a true statesman – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The first Prime Minister of independent India was extremely fond of children and the programme clearly depicted the spirit of the occasion with teachers holding the stage and putting up a mesmerising cultural show for the children.After the thought for the day, Honourable Director ma’am presented a congratulatory card to the head-boy and the head girl. Through a speech rich tributes were paid to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who is known for his relentless effortsin increasing awareness of the rights, care and education of children.The following cultural programme had a series of interesting and exciting events, all planned meticulously for complete entertainment. Teachers of the junior section enthralled the audience with their energetic and graceful moves with their traditional dance. Students pulsated with excitement when their teachers presented a Rajasthani dance bringing together their poetry of footsteps and a cosmic folk tune on the song ‘Ghoomar’. The celebratory mood continued with an invigorating and foot-tapping ‘Bhangra’ by teachers of Primary section. Subsequently, a song was presented by a group of teachers in praise of Chacha Nehru who led the country into a new and glorious future. Students were elated to see their teachers performing and celebrating the day with zeal and enthusiasm.The CEO, Mr Jaya in his address encouraged students to dream big and work hard. He also appreciated the teachers for their lively performance. The Principal, Ms Anjali Massey greeted the children warmly on the special day. She compared the children to beautiful blossoms and motivated them to spread their fragrance everywhere. She also reminded the students of the extraordinary sacrifices made by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and asked the students to keep him as an idol in all their endeavours. Two scholarships were also awarded to deserving students Smriti and Swati Tiwari by the Muthoot Group for their exemplary academic performance.Children’s Day was marked with grand splendour and fiesta as the school campus buzzed with excitement and joy as it was a day wherein fun and frolic dominated. The children came dressed in casual dresses and relished their favourite food with classmates. Various activities were organised for the children of all classes such as art competitions and a cricket match between the students and the teachers. Students greatly enjoyed playing and winning against their mentors.It was a day full of joy and laughter for the students.