Universal Brotherhood Day Celebrated - VKV Tezu
The Universal Brotherhood Day, commemorating the historic Chicago address of Swami Vivekananda in the World Parliament of Religion on 11th September, 1893, was celebrated in befitting manner by VKV Tezu. The programme was conducted at GHSS auditorium, Tezu.
Sri Sunny Singh (IAS), AC, Lohit District, Tezu was the Chief Guest of the function and Guest of Honour Sri Mejum Lego, Principal GHSS, Tezu.
The programme commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp by Chief Guest with invocation prayer by students.
The welcome address was given by Sri Suresh Kr Behera, Principal, VKV Tezu. He extended his warm welcome to the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and all the parents/guardians, teachers and students of VKV Tezu. In his school report he highlighted the achievements of the school and sought the cooperation and support from parents and society to march forward.
Thereafter a patriotic song was sung by the children as welcome song.
An excerpt of the Chicago address by Swamiji was presented by Kr Sayan Phukan of class IX. Sri Uttam Kr Patel, a teacher of VKV Tezu, spoke briefly about the significance of the day and highlighted the mission and vision of Swamiji, his clarion call to the world of religion, tolerance and brotherhood and 50 years of celebration of Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a yearlong programme (Ek Bharat Vijayee Bharat) for Sampark Abhiyan.
In his speech, the Chief Guest of the function said that the ideas and principles of Swamiji is still relevant at present context. “He is an inspiration for the youth and need to entertain in one’s life to be perfect human being”, he advises.
The Guest of Honour GHSS also brought to light about Swamiji’s mutual tolerance and religious acceptance. He also advises the youth to imbibe the ethos of Swamiji to be a better citizen.
The Principal Suresh Kr Behra, VKV Tezu, said that the school has been brought up through thick and thin from class III in the year 2010 and today it has upgraded majestically up to class X with overall students of 400 in numbers. He farther extended gratitude to all stakeholders, well-wishers, parents, administrators and staffs for their holistic support for the overall development of the school.
On this occasion, children of VKV Tezu presented various cultural items like shits presentation on social evils, on conservation and promotion of trees, Swamiji’s journey to Chicago, presentation of patriotic songs, and both classical and traditional dance by the students.
The vote of thanks was delivered by Sri Nitai Bera, teacher of VKV Tezu.