Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
National Unity Day
Celebration of the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas”(National Unity Day)was observed by the school on 31st Oct.2014 in Our Lady of Fatima Aligarh.The programme was chalked out a day before with full enthusiasm and zest by the students and the staff.
The celebration commenced at 6:30 AM sharp with Deep Prajwalan Lighting of the lamp by The principal Sr.Deepti before the poprtrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.This was followed by the National song “Vande Mataram” sung by the group of singers the whole atmosphere was enlinened with patriotism and loved for the country.
The students assembled for the occasion solemnly pledged to work for National unity and Integrity.To make the Day memorable a 5K.M. Marathon was planned.The race was flaged off by C.O.Atrauli Mr.Ram Mohan Singh,Total number of 400 students of 11 school participated with full zest and vigiour.
The Run for Unity was followed by a short programme which include
1. Group Song on National Unity by the school choir.
2. Inpirational Speech on Unity,Safety and Security by Mrs.Santawana Srivastava (retd.Senior Teacher of OLF)
3. A patriotic poem on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Activities involving collaborative effort were planned show team spirit:
1. Kho Kho Match of girls and boys.
2. A Cleanliness drive were launched with students and staff to convey the message of importance of unity in sustaining the places clean.
3.Poster Making/Painting,Collage designing on themes of Unity and Integrity were designed in keeping with the festive fervour.
4.A quiz competition was held between the participants of various school.
The whole atmosphere was charged with the spirit of enthusiasm and celebration.The day was winded up with the vote of thanks’ from the principal Sr.Deepti who thanked all the Teachers,students and participants for their endeavours.At the end with our heads held high in pride everyone sang the National Anthem.