Siddaganga Public School in Chandra Layout celebrated its annual day.

The chief guest, High Court judge Subhash B. Adi, said that educational institutions should develop social accountability at a young age. Meritorious students were felicitated. The school magazine ‘Vidyashree’, with poems, paintings and articles by students was released.

Students then presented a dance drama ‘Amruthavahini’ on the Ganga river. It also included ‘rasaleela’ dance on Krishna and Radha on the banks of river Yamuna. The dance drama also depicted how the river has been contaminated and how precious and important it was for the country to save it.

L. Revenasiddaiah, former commissioner of police was present.

Republic Day

At Ryan International School, Bannerghatta, the Republic Day celebrations were held with great enthusiasm. Students presented a cultural programme that brought out the essence of patriotism. Meritorious students were felicitated on the occasion. Drill displays and speeches in Kannada, Hindi and English marked the day.

At Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra, Thanisandra, Sandeep Batta, chief instructor, Air Force Station, Yelahanka, hoisted the flag and took the salute from the marching contingents of the four houses. Students presented dances and drill displays. Students who had won prizes at the competitions held during the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda were given trophies and certificates. ‘Avishkar’, the school exhibition was held on the day. Students exhibited working models and charts in science, mathematics and social science subjects.

At Ganga International School and PU College, N. Ganganarasaiah, chairman, hoisted the flag. School pupil leaders Santhu and Ajith presented speeches on the significance of the day.

Honorary secretary G. Lakshminarasimha was present.

At Sri Jnanakshi Vidyaniketan, Rajarajeshwarinagar, students presented a colourful march past, patriotic songs and dances. A sapling plantation programme was also held keeping with the motto ‘keep green’ of the school.