Cultural programmes, games, picnics, role plays, fancy dress competition, essay writing mark the festivities

The school students had a field day on the occasion of Children’s Day celebrations in Karimnagar on Wednesday.

In some schools, the students donned the role of teachers and conducted the classes as part of self-governance and in some other schools students participated in various cultural programmes. The students of Valmiki High School went to Deer Park on the outskirts of the town and celebrated the day by playing various games amid lush green lawns and scenic beauty.

The school management had also hosted lunch for the students in the park along with the teachers The girl students of Government Girls High School, Mankammathota have donned the role of teachers and conducted the classes and also empowered the students about the importance of children’s day and education.

Nizamabad

Nizamabad Staff Reporter adds: District Collector Christina Z. Chongthu suggested to parents and teachers to make efforts to infuse values in children from early in their life to become good citizens.

Giving away prizes to the students of the high school adopted by the Indian Red Cross Society, in connection with the Children’s Day celebrations, here on Wednesday, the Collector praised the IRCS for coming forward to donate uniforms, note books and text books to the students.

She asked the teachers to teach general knowledge, current and international affairs to the children to enable them to appear for the Civil Services in future.

Earlier the Collector paid tributes to Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary.

The DCHS Dr. Tulasi Bai, the IRCS representative Pochaiah, society executive members T. Rajasekhar, Balwan and headmaster Matheen were present.

In Kurnool

Kurnool Special Correspondent adds: Colourful functions were organised in the district. The statue of founder of Montessori schools Kalyanamma was unveiled by Minister for Minor Irrigation T.G Venkatesh on the school premises. Former Minister K.E. Prabhakar and others took part in the event. Celebrations were held at St. Joseph School and other schools across the city. At Social Welfare Hostel at C Camp, Unicef Manager Rajasekhar attended the celebrations. At the Congress office, the office-bearers paid tributes to Pundit Nehru and recalled his love for children.

In Nellore

Nellore Staff Reporter adds: The district administration, educational institutions, NGOs and various organisations organised programmes on the day. Children from different schools gave performances at the cultural programme organised at the Mahila Pranganam where district-level celebrations were organised. With a portrait of Chacha Nehru as backdrop, the children performed dances.

In the morning, District Collector B. Sridhar and Superintendent of Police B.V. Ramana Kumar garlanded the statue of Nehru and paid rich tributes to the country’s first prime minister.

In Tirupati

Tirupati Staff Reporter adds: Compassion came to the fore in children at the “Children’s Day” celebrations at Akshaya Kshetram held here on Wednesday.

Students of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, SV Children’s High School, Ravindra Bharathi, Jain Heritage School, Little Angels, Socrates School, Srividya Wonderkids, Akshara International, Viswam Talent School, Gitanjali School, Kesava Reddy Concept School and Durgasamudram Govt. High School made a beeline to the home, which houses differently-abled inmates, and exchanged their joy and pleasure. “It is gratifying to see normal children share their feelings with our inmates”, said M.Ramaswami, its founder. Schools donated groceries, clothes and utensils to the home. Bhavan’s Director N.Satyanarayana Raju inaugurated, while Chittoor MP N.Sivaprasad and industrialist Kesavulu Naidu attended. Hotel Fortune Kences arranged fun games. Minister G.Arunakumari visited ‘Abhaya Kshetram’, a home founded by S.A.Thasleem at Renigunta. At Red Cherries School, children wowed audience with cultural show said Director Sunil Kumar Reddy. Sri Chaitanya Techno School held a fancy dress event. Gomathy Global School Director Aruna Rajasekhar and Principal V.Sailaja conducted cultural . Nava Samaja Federation held essay. competitions.