Ludhiana, January 24, 2015 (Neel Kamal Sonu): Basant Panchami was celebrated with fervour and zest at Green Land Convent School, Dugri. Adding to the festive spirit the staff and the students of the school came wearing yellow dresses.The tiny-tots presented a beautiful flower dance.
The President of Chain of Greenland Schools, Shabad Rudhra paid obeisance to Goddess Saraswati. He also enlightened the students by elaborating the historical background of Basant Panchami. He told the relevance of kite flying and also aware the students against the use of Chinese strings which are hazardous for the birds as well as human beings as they result in life threatening accidents.
He also said that Basant marks the advent of spring and so the students should now be energetic and gear up for the upcoming board exams. Banners and posters were also displayed by students on ‘Safe Kite Flying’ and to ban the use of ‘Chinese Dor’. The Principal Amarjit Kaur Dhaliwal also wished the students on the occasion.