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Children’s Day was today celebrated by different schools across the city and its outskirts by organizing colorful programmes.   

Usha Vohra, First Lady of the State, participated in the Children’s Day celebration programme organized by the Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Welfare Society (VKWS), at the VK Sarvodya Middle School, Rajeev Nagar.

The students presented a cultural programme which included recitation of poems, story telling, songs and dance items.

Vohra  complimented the VKWS for providing sound education to children belonging to the disadvantaged sections of the society.

 Vohra expressed appreciation of the Society’s endeavours to progressively enlarge its outreach activities and, on behalf of the Governor, assured financial support for their upcoming project which aims to promote education among girls from the remote areas of the state.

Vohra also released “Surging Steps”, the souvenir of the VKWS, which contains creative writings of the young children and also presented scholarships to the meritorious girl students who have been adopted by the VKWS.

Similarly, BSF School also celebrated Children’s Day in the school premises   with full zeal to pay homage to country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.

Ram Awtar, IG BSF Jammu FTR, chairman of the school, was the chief guest and Kamlesh Ram Awtar, First lady BSF Jammu FTR and president BWWA, was the guest of honour on the occasion. Harminder Pal DIG/PSO along with other officers of the force and lady wives were also present on the occasion.

 Various competitions such as rangoli, mehandi designing, flower arrangement, salad making, needle and thread race, lemon spoon race, a cricket match between the staff and the students and many more activities were organized as part of the celebrations.  

 A special morning assembly was also held. The celebration began with the garlanding of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru’s portrait. 

A brief cultural programme was also presented by the students. A group song “Bal Diwas Aya Hai” was also presented by the students.  

KV Number 2 Jammu Cantt also celebrated Children’s Day as Mini Sports Day. Venue Principal, Bhushan Kumar, the chief guest, lighted the traditional lamp along with HM Rajkumari and all the escort teachers of different Vidyalaya’s of cluster.

The children presented a melodious welcome song followed by yogic exercise. A total of five schools participated in the celebrations. 

Spoon race, 100 meters and three legged race were organized on the day.  

Flower Kids School Talab Tillo also celebrated Children’s Day with zeal and enthusiasm. Keshav Chopra, social worker was the chief guest on the occasion.

The teachers and children remembered Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. 

A dancing competition was held in which the students exhibited their skills. 

Speaking on the occasion, Keshav Chopra said that we all must take pledge today that we should give right of education to every child. 

Principal, Vijay Lakshmi, said that Children’s Day is a right time to remind everyone why we care about children and how important is the education in life.

Similarly, Rainbow Public School, Rampura, Gandhi Nagar, also celebrated the day by organizing function in the school premises. 

Ajay Pargal, senior leader, BJP, and national general secretary, Bharat Tibet Sahyog Manch, Rekha Mahajan, district president mahila morcha, BJP, were the chief guests on the occasion.  

Cultural activities besides a thought provoking act on “Save Girl Child” were performed by the students.

Apple Kids International Pre School Bantalab also celebrated Children’s Day with great pomp and show. The celebrations began with the informative and entertaining special assembly wherein students were informed about the importance and significance of Children’s Day.

Various activities like balloon busting, spoon race, sag race, dancing, singing and many more were organized as part of celebrations.

Later, a cake cutting ceremony was also held to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.

The Calliope School Doomi, in city outskirts also celebrated Children Day with pomp and show. 

Children were dressed as Jawahar Lal Nehru. 

The function started with prayer followed by different competitions like frog race, lemon spoon race, shoe wearing race, three-legged race, relay race, 100m race and marks race. 

Principal, Kiran Raina, along with faculty members threw light on the importance of the day. 

JK Public School, Kunjwani also celebrated Children’s Day with great enthusiasm and gaiety.

The event commenced with the school assembly where children were briefed about

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Principal, SK Singh garlanded the photograph of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. 

Teachers entertained the children with a cultural extravaganza, solo-song and medley to express their affection and un-conditional

love for the students. The melodious song “Dil hai Chhota sa Chhoti si Asha” by 

Rashmi Arora and “Dum-a- dum mast kalandhar” by Vice Principal, Puneet Kour on beautiful music by Kaku Ram captured the audience. 

British International School also celebrated Children’s Day with great fervour and enthusiasm by organizing different activities and programs. Instead of the students, the morning assembly was conducted by the teachers. 

Gita Sharma was the chief guest on the occasion. 

Sanjana Katoch, the Academic Coordinator said, “I hope and wish, all of you will definitely reach your dream destination in life and make your parents and teachers feel proud of your success”.

The celebrations began with a soulful singing by students of level 1-B followed by a dance items presented by students  of Senior KG, level 1-A and level 3, respectively. 

A symbolic traditional dance was performed by the girls from level 5 and 6 which involved mesmerizing                   formations.