The much awaited festival Pongal was celebrated at Aditya Public School,Srinagar in a very grand and traditional way on January 10th 2014 with great festive joy. The main aim behind this celebration is to teach the traditional values to children. The open ground was decorated with Rangoli and also with sugarcane saplings,marigold garlands and mango leaves. Chairman Sri. N.Sesha Reddy and Founder secretary Smt. N.Laxmi Rajyam, one of the directors Smt. N.Suguna Reddy are invited as guest of honours to these celebrations. Celebrations started with the presentation of the entire sankranthi scene before the gathering with the lively performance of the students.
aps@srinagar School students and the staff glimmered in all colors and celebrated the occasion with joyous festivities and rituals. The Chants of Pongal added fervor to the festival. The importance of the celebration should be taught to children through activities. So keeping in this mind different traditional games like Rangoli, Mehandi, Chinthapikkalu,pot painting, one minute games, floral decoration,decorating the idols and stepping the fortune, etc,..were conducted for the mother’s of the students and Marble game, Kabadi are conducted for the students.
Time just flew away with the shared happiness. In a line this celebration gave an opportunity for children to understand the purpose of Pongal. Students as well as the teachers had a great time exploring traditional practices and customs.Term-II vacation for students as well as teachers of aps@srinagar started on this happynote.