Junior class students from Jain International Residential School celebrated a virtual Janmashtami on August 30, 2021.
The program began with the prayer and then moved to a session where Rudra, Yuvraj Bose of Grade 8, and Daksh Agrawal of Grade 7 shared some thoughts on the festivity. The significance of the celebration was presented by Prathna of Grade 8 and Samarth of Grade 7. Shlokas from Bhagwad Gita was recited by Sreeraj of Grade 6. Arnav Chowdhary of Grade 8 enchanted with his melodious flute music, and Samarth of Grade 7 rendered a song followed by the song performance by Ashwini of Grade 5 and Bhumicka of Grade 6. Mr. S.R. Anil, a teacher at JIRS for Hindi and Sanskrit subjects, spoke on the values imbibed in Bhagwad Gita. The event was presided by the chief guest Mr. Rudra Kumar Sharma. He enlightened the audience with an inspirational speech on the Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu. Nuthana of Grade 8, who co-hosted the event, delivered the vote of thanks and concluded this special event.
Overall, the online event was engaging. It also served as a joyful way for students to connect with their fellow batchmates and teachers.