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‘Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai’ keeping the theme in mind Ludhiana celebrated Bapu’s birthday



Today, on 2nd October 2019, various schools and colleges celebrated Gandhi Jayanti to reminisce Mahatma Gandhi and his contribution to India. The theme for this Gandhi Jayanti is “Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai” keeping same in mind famous schools and colleges organised seminars and plays.

Arya College, Ludhiana organised a series of events including exhibition, poster-presentation, and poem recitation competition at Gandhian Study Centre of the college. Principal Savita Uppal acknowledged the programme prepared by the students to teach the youth highlighting the role national leaders played in gaining independence for India. Devki Devi Jain Memorial College organised an event “Say No To Plastic” where poster making and slogan writing competitions were held. The Government College of Science Education and Research, Jagraon celebrated the day with a seminar held on Gandhian Philosophy.

Schools like Police DAV, Green Land School, MGM Public School, Greenland School Dugri, GMT Public School Jalandhar Bypass etc. also celebrated Gandhi Jayanti with full fervour and gusto. Students came dressed up as freedom fighters, paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries, gave speech on the teachings of Bapu and also organised a cleanliness drive.

At BVM Kitchlu Nagar, a week-long celebration is going on where Swachhta initiative has been taken. Students cleaned the premises and nearby areas under the initiative and presented a role model of Modern India. Dance performances, Nukkad Natak and Plays were also performed based on Gandhian Teachings at other schools as well.


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