Jalandhar July 22 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- The beautiful glimpse of rich Punjabi Culture and the inspiring life history of the world renowned novelist, song writer and poet Sh. Nanak Singh Ji were witnessed at the event Kuchh Pal – Novelist Nanak Singh Di Yaad De Naal organized at HMV Collegiate Sr. Sec. School, Jalandhar under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen.
The main guest of the event Sardar Kanwaljit Singh Suri, son of legendary Punjabi novelist Sh. Nanak Singh ji, showered his blessings by acquainted us with richly laden creative life history of the great novelist. The event was commenced with lamp lighting. The chief guest was given a green welcome with a planter by School Coordinator Mrs. Meenakshi Sayal, Head of Punjabi Department Mrs. Navroop, Mrs. Kuljeet Kaur and Mrs. Veena Arora. He was presented with a beautiful portrait of Sh. Nanak Singh Ji drawn by a student Jasnoor which he admired a lot.
Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay sareen heartily welcomed Sardar Kanwaljit Singh Suri ji by saying that his presence in HMV is indeed a blissful experience. She praised the exhibition and one act play prepared by the students. She inspired the students to respect the elders as they are the real treasure to enlighten us with wisdom and felt elated over the positive transition period in which media, society and family are playing pivotal role. She very optimistically believes that the youth of today would bring a new dawn in which the freedom brought to us by the sacrifices of great freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev would be cherished by all.
Mrs. Navroop said that these kinds of interactive session are gracious learnings
Mrs. Navroop said that these kinds of interactive session are gracious learnings in which we get benefitted from the experiences of glorious personalities. She paid her gratitude to Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen and School Coordinator for their constant motivation to arrange such sorts of events which showcase rich Punjabi culture and heritage. The folk songs sung by the students adorned in dazzling Punjabi attire were received great appreciation.
Sardar Kanwaljit Singh Suri made us familiar with the hardships and struggle faced by Sh. Nanak Singh ji since his childhood. He said that poems cultivated in his heart spontaneously. Every moment of his life story inspired us to be charitable, humble, simple and down to earth. Even at the highest pinnacle of his success, he gave the credit to the blessings of his mother which touched the heart of everybody.
On this occasion, the students presented one-act play
On this occasion, the students presented one-act play inspired from the works of Sh. Nanak Singh Ji in which the pondering issues of the society- poverty, unemployment, rising prices, corruption and dowry system were shown. The thought provoking play received much applause. The student of SSC-2, Palak recited herself composed poem based on the life history of Sh. Nanak Singh Ji. Jahanvi Kapoor and Stuti of SSC-2 narrated prose on the artistically elevated life of Sh. Nanak Singh ji and made the event more wonderful.
The School Coordinator Mrs. Meenakshi Sayal averred that these interactive discourses open new vistas of understanding in the mind space of young learners. These events foster engagement of the students with literature which is the repertoire of truth and beauty, which help in the holistic development of the students. In the string of taking initiative, HMV Collegiate School initiated the concept of donating a book to the library by each faculty member on their birthday as in the previous year it was Each one, Plant one was successfully accomplished.
The stage was conducted by Ms. Arvinder Kaur. The faculty members of college and collegiate sections were present and graced the event.