Mohali 14th Nov ; Oakridge International School Dedicated Children’s Day to girl child to spread the word to save the girl child, save the future & son-daughter are equal. Slogan writing competition was organised on the topic to save girl child. The importance of girl child was also recited in the form of rhymes. Later, various competitions, children’s day poems, dance was organized by school to mark the event. Additionally, the events and activities of Children’s Day festival were focused on the education, recreation, health, cultural, economic and social needs of children.
Principal Pranjala Das said at the moment that children’s day is celebrated with the objective to promote the wellbeing of the children and celebrate childhood. According to her saving the girl child is not the sole responsibility of the government but of the whole society. There is an urgent need for both the government and the society to come forward and work together for this campaign. Any type of imbalance in society proves fatal. She further added that Female foeticide is not only a crime against law, but also a stigma on humanity. Innovative and high-end technologies also not misused for killing the girl child.