THIRTEENTH NILGIRI HOUSE FUNCTION
The 13th Nilgiri House Function was celebrated on Friday, the 10th August, 2018 with great pomp and splendour. The Guest of honour gracing the function was Shri H. S. Batra, Member, Managing Committee, DPS Durg. Present on the occasion were Smt. Sarit Kaur Batra, the Principal, Mr. Anupal Sagar, members of the PTA and a large gathering of parents.
The programme commenced with the Welcome Address by the Principal, followed by the the lighting of the Ceremonial Lamp by the Guest of Honour accompanied by the Principal. The Senior House Warden, Mrs. Lissy Santosh gave an introduction of the programme. Thereafter, the Chief Guest gave away prizes to the meritorious students of the Nilgiri House. The House Report of the past year’s achievements of the Nilgiri House students was read by the House Captains Aryan Nair and Anukriti Singh.
The Principal stated that life is full of multifarious hues and vibrancy. He viewed that happiness and adversity go in tandem in life. He quoted the famous poet Pablo Neruda’s (Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971) lines ‘You begin to die…’ to drive his point, on optimism, which rendered the gathering awestruck. He opined that academics is a small aspect of life and that one needs to move ahead with good attitude, behaviour and respect for others.
The vote of thanks was proposed by the Junior House Warden, Mrs. Anuprita Joshi. The function concluded with the National Anthem. The programme was anchored by Swaraj Dhami, Jasleen Kaur, Ananya Mishra, Aadi Redhu, Anupriya Singh.