MRIS-14 always believes in inculcating various skills and values in its students, thus making them affable, resolute and august representatives of the institution. It gives its students a varied exposure. As another informative and joyful year comes to an end, therefore to commemorate, the school held its annual event“POT- POURRI” – a plethora of activities. The whole school arena was completely transformed into the replica of Mini world. The Parent who are full of hopes and vivid aspirations for their wards in the school were treated to a world of fantasy.
The occasion was graced by the presence of the revered guests our parents. The Guest of honour were President MREI- Dr. Prashant Bhalla, Vice President – Dr. Amit Bhalla, Vice Chancellor – Mr. N. C. Wadhwa, Registrar MRIU, Brig. Anand, Director Sports – Mr. Sarkar Talwar, Executive Director of MRIS, Sector 46, Gurgaon – Mr. Sunny Bansal and all the respected Principals of MRIS. The Executive Director of MRIS, Sector 14 – Ms. Deepika Bhalla herself was present to guide and motivate the staff. They were given a harmonious welcome and led to the stage area. The pleasant sight of the warriors of Rani Jhansi and the little kindergarteners dressed in various Indian dresses, who were there to give them a traditional welcome, caught their attention. The programme began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and was followed by humming of Om. The classical moves of the students, presenting Shiv Vandana, enthralled the audiences. The song “If I could write a magic song” forced the spectators to sway and sing with the promising singers.
The Principal, Mrs. Mamta Wadhwa, extended her gratitude by presenting planters to the guests, thus conveying the message to “Go Green”. In her address she thanked the gathering for their presence and emphasized to follow the path shown by our beloved Dr. O. P. Bhalla Sir by quoting his words, “Don’t get into theoretical teaching but into experiential learning.”
‘The Awakening- A nation’s Journey to Glory” – The musical extravaganza presented the journey of our nation from trenches to the zenith. The highlight of the show was the dramatization of the patriotic heroes – Mangal Pandey, Bhagat Sigh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. Their enactment was so heart touching that it left many eyes wet. The whole stage area echoed with the thunderous applauds of the spectators.
The Vice Chancellor Mr. N. C. Wadhwa, in his address appreciated and congratulated the Principal, staff and the students for putting up such a wonderful show. He stressed to imbibe the values of tolerance and brotherhood. He also asked the parents to be active partners in shaping the students.
The show put forth by the students was truly spell binding – leaving the audience that comprised of parents and dignitaries yearning for more. There were yet many more amazements to be unfolded for them. They were led to the swimming pool area where the students depicted the French culture. Witnessing our brave hearts demonstrating various Life Skill activities like, Rappelling, Flying Fox, Rock climbing and Net climbing, they met the budding scientists of Astronomy Club, who answered all the queries of the guests with great confidence. The guests were thrilled by getting a chance to launch a rocket.
The visitors were also sensitized about Women Empowerment through mime, dance and presentation of eye opening posters. ‘Make in India’ left the viewers amazed as a wide variety of handmade articles prepared by the students was presented there. Not only this, the students also created awareness about the food adulteration, and Street play talked about Swachch Bharat Abhiyan.
The students also presented a Traffic Show making their parents conscious of traffic rules. The students involved in various community outreach programmes undertaken by Dr. O.P. Bhalla Foundation talked about importance of caring and sharing as their main motto.
The functioning of Model United Nations was worth watching. The students represented themselves as the Ambassadors of various nations. There they saw them holding a General Assembly and raising their voice for the betterment of the world on the issues like Charlie Hebdo Incident, Migration and Xenophobia. The ruling party and the members of the opposition party were seen arguing in Indian Parliament on Lokpal bill, whereas, the villagers listened and agreed to the decisions of the Sarpanch in Grampanchayat.
It was not only the students who were engaged in the presentation but the parents were also involved in various fun games, which they enthusiastically participated in and thoroughly enjoyed.
The whole programme was superbly framed in such a way that the audiences were fully captivated from beginning to end.