LEH: The students of Delhi Public School, Leh celebrated Raksha Bandhan with Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brig (Dr) BD Mishra and other dignitaries of Ladakh.
The girls of DPS, Leh had expressed their desire to celebrate this pious festival with their brothers who are the worthy warriors of Indian Army and other dignitaries of UT, Ladakh.
Their dream was fulfilled by their mighty brothers with open hearts as they all were heartily welcomed by Lieutenant Governor, Brig (Dr) B D Mishra (retd) to his residence where they not only celebrated this festival of togetherness and unity but also had a gala time enjoying with him.
Other dignitaries included DC Santosh Sukhdeve, CEC Adv. Tashi Gyalson, Deputy CEC, Tsering Angchuk, ADGP SD Singh Jamwal, SSP P.D. Nitya, and many others. It was a joyous moment for all the kids as they were not only welcomed by these dignitaries but also showered with immense love and blessings in form of gifts and well-laid refreshments.
The festivities did not stop here as the divine bond of brother and sister was yet more to be celebrated. Our dynamic Dipsites, this year decided to celebrate this mega day with the mighty defenders of our motherland, our Jawans from Armed Forces, they visited ITBP 16th Batallion, 129 SATA Batallion, Army Air Defence, etc. with a belief strongly embedded in their hearts that Rakhi is considered stronger than iron chains and has been the tradition of Raksha Bandhan and this festival is since then has been in a time immemorial and the promise is never dies.
Further, they also visited offices of LBA, BJP, INC, RSS, ABVP to celebrate this big day with these eminent people of Ladakh’s society. Along with it, this day also turned out to be a new learning experience for all the girls as they got a chance to meet the specially-abled shining stars from REWA and CWPS, Chuchot where they learned how different we are as human beings.
Earlier, the dynamic Dipsites had a rakhi-making activity for Class III to V wherein they showcased their skills by making a ‘thread of affection and protection’. A special morning assembly was organised to commemorate this event.