Chandigarh, February 12; Today, the Gandhi Yatra in tricity comprising a Puppet show, talks on gandhian values, Gandhi-Quiz, exhibition plus sale of Gandhiji’s autobiography and other books by Mahatma Gandhi amongst young students concluded at Carmel Convent School with puppeteers from Rajasthan Samgr Sewa Sangh, Jaipur presenting their much applauded show “MOHAN SE MAHATMA’ at the School auditorium.
Addressing the students on the occasion School Principal Sister Maria Swati said that their School is happy to present this programme on Gandhi, who embodies the precious legacy of our land, to the world. As for centuries to come, Gandhi’s life will serve as a beacon to untold millions who will walk in certainty in the light of truth and nonviolence that was kindled by him.
Sharing his thoughts Pramod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta-an NGO which brought this programme to tricity with support of Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti, New Delhi shared that they had made a humble attempt to perpetuate Gandhi’s memory by presenting Gandhi’s life and work which, in a large measure, reflects the history of India’s struggle for freedom. Puppets, patriotic songs, soulful music, books and dialogues have been blended to give an integrated image of his life. The story too is narrated in all simplicity and dignity using mostly Gandhi’s own words and his original voice too.
The sixty minute presentation created a profound impact on the young students and in the end Sanjay Sharma, Chief of Bureau, Times of India honoured the ten winning students of a Gandhi-Quiz organized on the occasion. Earlier in the morning the same programme was also held for students of Government Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 10, Chandigarh, where the School Principal Indira Beniwal honoured the winners of Gandhi Quiz.