Dps Khanna observed the Martyrdom Day of Ninth Guru Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji with great piousness and serenity. A special morning assembly was conducted to apprise the students of the life history of the great Guru initiated by a melodious shabad,quiz and poems sung to glorify the valour of the Guru. Janya Bhatia of […]
Rhyme are an important stepping stone for young children to develop their vocabulary, confidence and also to get rid of stage fear. Keeping this in mind, Hindi rhyme recitation competition was held for classes Pre-Nursery and Nursery. The students participated with great enthusiasm and performed really well. To improve the handwriting of the tiny tots, […]
Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated its Eighth Founders Day for seniors on the 18th of Nov, 2018 with vigour and verve. Lt. General B S Sachar, AVSM, VSM, SM (Retd.) was the Chief Guest on the occasion.The event started with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp by the Chief Guest followed by a melodious shabad […]
Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated its Eighth Founders Day for Juniors on the 17th Nov, 2018 with great enthusiasm and joviality. Mr.P.S. Gill, IPS (Retd.), Former Director General of Police, Punjab was the Chief Guest for the day.The programme commenced with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp by The Chief Guest. To seek the blessings […]
“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Mahatma Gandhi A special assembly was conducted in Delhi Public School Khanna to celebrate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Students were told about the life history and […]
DPS Khanna avidly commemorated the Hindi Diwas. The event was marked by the presence of the whole school. The event started with an introductory speech and a poem. It was followed by a drama and a group song. The comedy Hindi poem recitation and group dance were the highlights of the day.
A confident smile is the best part of an individual’s personality. By maintaining a good oral hygiene and healthy lifestyle, one can avoid common dental problems. The students of Pre-Nursery were taught the importance of brushing the teeth twice everyday. They learnt the different aspects of oral care which included the correct way of brushing […]
To infuse the concept of white colour to the tiny toddlers, Pre-Primary Wing of DPS Khanna celebrated ‘White Day’ on 17th September 2018. Little champs dressed white were made to recognize white colour through white objects and were made aware of the importance of milk. Students learnt the different products made from milk like curd, […]
As per tradition Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated Janmashtmi 2018 with a lot of enthusiasm. Children were dressed like ‘Radha’ and ‘Krishna’ in their beautiful and colourful attires. The students prepared a skit depicting the life of Lord Krishna. The audience was spell bound by the bhajans sung by the students. The Kathak performed was […]
To facilitate the learning of mathematics Delhi Public School Khanna organized some fun-filled activities for the toddlers. The students were assigned with activities which would enhance their motor skills. They were made to colour various shapes so that they can learn and at the same time they could have fun. The toddlers learnt about various […]
“Dreams are like stars…you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.” Many a dream came true on 16th August when the dedication and hard work of many students of grades V-XII was recognized and rewarded in the scholar badge ceremony held. The Principal, Mr. Shubh Mukherjee […]
DPS Khanna avidly commemorated the 72nd Independence day and remembered with gratitude the sacrifice of the freedom fighters.The celebration began in the school courtyard with the prayer followed by the unfurling of the National flag. This was followed by a pledge. The students of Panthers House put up a wonderful show. A few students presented […]
“Only in grammar you can be more than perfect.” -William Safire A role play on the importance of grammar was conducted by the juniors of Delhi Public School, Khanna. The role play was conducted keeping in mind the importance of grammar as grammar skills are useful in every aspect of […]
“Every form of addiction is bad no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.”-Carl Jung
A drug awareness campaign was organised at DPS Khanna by Mr. Mr.Dhruv Dahiya,honourable SSP Khanna City,an alumni of DPS RK Puram along with his 12-13 companions about the drug addiction and its effects. Students of Grades X,XI,XII attended the workshop with keen interest. Students were told about several negative impacts of drug addiction such as […]
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality-Warren Bennis The Investiture Ceremony(Senior Wing) of Delhi Public School Khanna for the academic session 2018-19 was held with great pomp and dignity in a special ceremony on 31st July,2018.The event was presided over by the Principal Mr.Shubh Mukherjee. The Investiture Ceremony signifies the reliance and confidence […]
Sports and Physical Education are an integral and important part of the life of a DPS Khanna student.
The sports department at DPS Khanna adapts best practices from around the world, using the latest pedagogy and coaching tools to empower the students. Sports covered at DPS Khanna include Athletics, basketball, cricket, football, table tennis, lawn tennis, billiards, swimming, karate ,horse riding and golf. Inter House Competitions are conducted for various sports throughout the […]
An Inter House Quiz Competition was conducted in the assembly. The quiz began with the introduction of the quizmaster and the contestants from each house. The contestants skilfully answered all the questions asked. The questions put forth were intriguing, exciting and a mixed bag of geography, literature, sports, mathematics , vocabulary and current affairs.
With the aim of improving the dancing skills of the students, a solo Dance Competition was organized for the students of Pre-Primary Wing on July 23, 2018 and July 24, 2018. The competition started with great zeal and enthusiasm. The students set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. They used different props to […]
Blue is the colour of calmness, loyalty and serenity. It is nature’s colour of the sky and sea. The Pre-Primary student of DPS Khanna celebrated Blue colour Day with great enthusiasm. The dress code for the day was blue. The students as well as teachers came dressed in different shades of the colour blue. […]
Everyday is a bliss when you come to school,take an amble through the school corridor and see the students engaged in various activities learning how to swim,dance, sing, play various musical instruments and games. After a fortnight of activities, acquiring skills and art, finally came a day for students to showcase their newly learnt skills […]
Summer is not just about the sweltering heat ,especially if you are a Dipsite. With summer vacation round the corner,DPS Khanna decided to give their students a time to mix learning with a lot of fun and frolic at their summer camp. The school planned a host of activities from horse riding, swimming, cricket,golf,billiards, table […]
Yet again the students of Delhi Public School Khanna produced a 100% result in AISCE Board Examination. Tushar Arora topped with 95.2 % (Rank 3rd in City) while Aashutosh Shahi was a close second with 94.2 % and Sukhmeen Kaur scored 94 % The school average is above distinction mark. 37% students scored 80 % […]
Student of Delhi Public School Khanna feels proud to produce 100% result in AISSCE Board Examination. Gurleen Kaur brought laurels to school by scoring 95.2% marks in medical stream wherein Vikrant Katoch scored 90.2% marks in Non-Medical. Ayush Agarwal made everyone feel proud with 90.6% in Commerce and in Humanities, Sparsh Goyal got 89.6% marks. […]
One can’t have more fun than playing with water on a hot day in a splash pool!! Water play activities in young children strengthen the motor skills, builds balance and the ability to propel and navigate. Keeping all this in mind, the Pre- primary department of our school held a pool party for the students […]
The English Poem Recitation Competition of Pre-Primary was held on May 21, 2018 and May 22, 2018. The children chose a variety of topics for their recitation. They recited the poems with expression, thought and rhythm. It was beautiful way to express thoughts and poems through innocent words and actions. This is what DPS tiny […]
DPS Khanna organized a Mock MUN Conference for the students on 18th and 19th of May, 2018 so that they can gain confidence among themselves and learn about the current issues going on in the world. There were two committees ‘All India Political Party Meet’ (AIPPM ) and ‘United Nations General Assembly’ (UNGA). The UNGA […]
“Shades of yellow stimulates our little ones with happiness, energy and optimism” With an objective to reinforce the effects of yellow colour, Pre Primary Wing celebrated the ‘Yellow Day’ using Emoji’s, an array of expressive faces students enjoyed ‘Emoji Party’, the digital faces which show the emotions in a fun way. It is an innovative […]
The Pre-Primary section of DPS Khanna celebrated Mother’s Day. The tiny tots made beautiful cards for their mothers to show their love and affection. The day was made memorable for the mothers by organizing various outdoors activities. The mothers enjoyed themselves thoroughly participating in the musical chair competition though the fireless Cooking Competition by the […]
Stories keep children engaged and is an effective strategy for language teaching. To develop a perspective among students about the uses of story telling in terms of developing sensitivity to various world views and reinforcement of social values through stories,an Inter House Story Narration Competition was conducted for Grades I-VI.
Labour Day was celebrated at DPS Khanna with full aplomb. The function kicked off with a speech welcoming the workers and acknowledging their hard work. Prayer marked the beginning of the programme followed by Ganesh Vandana presented by the students of Grade IV.The students with their rhythmic steps magnificently showcased their dancing skills by dancing to the […]
An Inter House Declamation Contest was conducted on 28th April, 2018 for Grades VII-XII. The Competition was divided into three categories Category I – Grades VII –IX Category II- Grade X Category III- Grade XI-XII The students declaimed the speeches of stalwarts like Jawaharlal Nehru, Donovan Livingston and Martin Luther King, exhibiting their knack of […]
Inter House Basketball and Cricket Matches were organized by the Department of Physical Education and Sports of Delhi Public School Khanna in the school premises. The matches were organized to promote the spirit of sportsmanship and to hone the basketball and cricket skills among the students. Panthers House showed its supremacy and took the lead […]
Keeping this objective in mind-Chit game activity on Nouns was conducted for the students of Grade I which acted as an effective tool in explaining them the concept. In a bid to stay close to nature, students of Grade 2 recycled the pet plastic bottles adding soil and water to them trying to make a vertical […]
Green is the colour of nature, growth and health. It is the most common colour on the earth. The student of Pre-Primary Wing of DPS Khanna celebrated ‘Green Colour’ day on 23rd April. The students were dressed up in various shades of green. The students enjoyed different games and activities like sorting the green colour […]
To mark the Earth Day and to emphasize upon the need to save trees, the Faculty of Science took it upon themselves to organize a special assembly highlighting the efforts to green the school and engaging the whole school community in making a difference. Pupils expressed their views through speeches, songs and role plays agreeing […]
Learning how to care plants is an important life skill that gives children years of happiness as they garden and raise plants. The students of Class Nursery learnt how to water plants in a proper way. The students were made aware that plants are living things and they need soil, air and water to grow. […]
During our special assemblies, we attempt to highlight the important festivals and national holidays observed around our country. So, with, Baisakhi and Ambedkar Jayanti around the corner, our students of Stallions House took it upon themselves to mark these occasions with a special show. Within minutes of arriving at school,the students excitedly assmbled in the […]
School gardens teach students how to grow & harvest their own food along with enculeating values like empathy and team work. In order to provide a hands on learning opportunity to our students, teachers of Grades II &III advocated as well as helped the students in designing their own school garden on Wednesday,11th April, 2018.
Field trips increase the interest of students in learning and ignites the spark to learn. The Pre Primary wing of DPS Khanna arranged a field visit for their students to the wheat field on Monday 9th April, 2018. The idea of this field trip was to connect the students with Baisakhi- ‘The Harvesting Festival of […]
Celebrating the richness of Punjab- Baisakhi Mela opens with a bang at DPS Khanna From the delectable cuisine of Punjab to its beautiful village artifacts and foot tapping music- the Baisakhi Mela at DPS Khanna threw open the multiple facets of Punjab for the people of Khanna today. DPS Khanna celebrated Baisakhi Mela with zest […]
Delhi Public School Khanna organized an Inter House Cricket Competition in the premises of the school for classes VI-VIII. The matches were played between the four houses. The final match was played between the students of Falcons House and Panthers House. Falcons House won the match by 18 runs. Nevan Jain of VI A was […]
‘Red is the first colour of spring. It’s the real colour of rebirth, of a beginning’. Andie Condie To introduce the students with the colour ‘Red’, teaching them about its symbolism & importance, the Pre-Primary Wing of DPS Khanna conducted ‘The Red Day Activity’ on 4th April, 2018. Our Pre-School students were asked to dress […]
Delhi Public School Khanna organized a ‘Shape Recognition Activity’ for the tiny tots to strengthen their love for Mathematics. The students wore different cut-out shapes and danced on the shapes song. They had tons of fun while learning this concept. By the end of this activity a sense of achievement was visible of each charming […]
Fun and frolic makes one happy and joyous. Delhi Public School Khanna took the initiative to flow the students river of spark. The tiny tots of Pre-nursery enjoyed to burst the bubbles the blooming buds of nursery enthusiastically passed the ball to their classmates. Whereas the students of Prep enjoyed the game of musical chair […]
The legendary and revolutionary icon of the Indian freedom struggle Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh was paid a glowing tribute by the students of DPS Khanna. A Special assembly was conducted on 23rd March, 2018 to mark this special day. The students showed their reverence to this braveheart by putting up a patriotic song, speeches and […]
A Puppet Show was organised at DPS Khanna for the students of pre-primary section. The stories depicted by the puppeteers enthralled the young children. They were awe-struck by the vibrant activity, vivid colours and delightful music. The show was completely engaging and students learnt valuable lessons in life skills and moral values.
The school arranged a workshop on Safety Measures for the transport staff to equip them with the traffic rules and safety measures to be taken while picking and dropping the students. Inspector Jaspreet Singh and ASI Harjinder Singh from the ‘Saanjh Kendra, Khanna’ were the resource persons. They imparted the drivers and the conductors with […]
Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated the Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony with gusto and gaiety on February 27,2018. The Programme unveiled with the senior KG students, who shared their marvellous experiences and warm memories with everyone. The Pre-Primary students performed dances and rhymes and left everybody spellbound with their mesmerizing performances. The tiny tots, attired in graduation […]
An interactive session for class X students was organized in the school premises of DPS Khanna. The resource person, Mr. Satish Sharma, interacted with the students regarding different career opportunities related to diverse streams. They had a discussion about ‘School Integrated Programme’ in which students will be able to grab a golden opportunity to take […]
Delhi Public School Khanna bubbled up with festivity during the celebration of its 7th Founders Day-Juniors on November 17, 2017 & Seniors on November 18, 2017. The tiny tots of the Pre-primary Wing put up a grand show through the theatre production “The Land of Fairy Tales” based on world famous classics such as ‘ […]
A one day workshop was organized by “Stoodnt”, a career and college guidance firm led by alumni of Harvard Business School and IIT Ahmadabad. Mrs. Richa Dwivedi Saklani, an IIM, Ahmadabad & St. Stephons College, New Delhi alumnus & the author of “ The Ultimate Guide to 21st Century Careers’ was the resource person for […]
Festive fervour was at its best during the gala fete organized at DPS Khanna on October 13, 2017. A throng of people came to attend the function. Delicious and mouth watering food items, on the spot competitions and joy rides a variety of fun games were also enjoyed by the visitors. An Art Exhibition was […]
The students of Psychology participated in the 4th International & 6th Indian Psychological Science Congress which was held at Panjab University, Chandigarh from 18-20 September 2017 on “Psychological Well Being: Reflections across the culture”. There was a workshop by Prof. Paed Dr. Milada from Czech Republic, titled “Sport Science and Well-Being” and another workshop on Mindfulness Integrated […]
The students of pre- primary sections were given the first – hand experience of the market place in the school itself. A market scene was created in the backyard of the school where the tiny tots learnt to buy and sell fruits and vegetables. All the students enjoyed themselves a great deal during this activity.
Little shoppers of DPS had a great time during their visit to the local shopping centres such as ‘More’, ‘Easy Day’ & Vishal Mega Mart. A broad smile was writ large on their faces while buying the items of their own choice. The motive behind such visits is to make them realize the importance of […]
The students of class XII had got their papers published in the abstract book “Indian Psychological Science Congress” by an organization “National Association of Psychological Science”. The topics of the research were based on the current issues. The research was done by 5 Psychology Students of Delhi Public School, Khanna under the supervision of Mr […]
To seek the blessings of Almight God – ‘Path of Shri Sukhmani Sahib’ was organized in DPS Khanna. All the arrangements were made by senior students of the school, right from bringing ‘Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji’ preparing Prasad and distributing among all the students, staff, support staff, drivers, conductors, labourers and guests of the […]
DPS Khanna organized a seminar for its teachers on Saturday, 25 March, 2017. The resource person Dr. Vandana (Medical Office) from Village Manupur, acquainted the teachers with ‘Spine Care and Posture Correction Programme’. She focused on the ‘Power Walk Technique’ and ‘Yoga Asanas’ for a healthy life style among the teaching fraternity.
A special assembly was conducted for classes I to XII in Delhi Public School Khanna to commemorate the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh. As a tribute to this great revolutionary, candles were lit by the Headmistress and the members of ‘Falcons’ House. Students felt highly motivated by the speech delivered by Ripanjot Kaur of […]
Students of Delhi Public School, Khanna went to PIMT, Mandi Gobindgarh to attend Model United Nations Conference on January 14 & 15, 2017 respectively. The DPs Khanna team performed a variety of activities on the theme of ‘Demonetisation’. Sahira Malhotra and Sachi Gupta grabbed the Certificate of Excellence, whereas Anandita Aneja got the trophy for […]
Delhi Public School Khanna organized an Inter Playway School Sports Tournament on December 18, 2016. Students from nine schools namely Kidzee Doraha, Kidzee Mandi Gobindgarh, Euro Kids, Divya Playway, Evershine, O.P. Bansal, Mandi Gobindgarh, Kids Playway, Santa Clause, Child Heart etc. participated in the tournament. It was a great opportunity for the students to showcase […]
Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated its Sixth Founders Day for Seniors on the 18th of November, 2016. Mr. Ramesh Inder Singh, IAS ( Retd.) was the Chief Guest on the occasion. A spectacular show that comprised of different dance forms and a theatre production –on Maharaja Ranjit Singh- enthralled the audience. Bhangra, the grand finale […]
Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated its Sixth Founders Day for Juniors. Mr. Ravi Bhagat Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Scintillating performances by the students left the audience spell bound. The little ones of the pre-primary wing lit up the stage with a medley of songs and dances. Pinocchio- a lively […]
Delhi Public School organized its 1st DPS Khanna Invitational Golf Tournament on the 27th of November, 2016. Mr. D S Bains (IAS) inaugurated the tournament. Aryan Bharti, a promising golfer of DPS administered the oath. The tournament was declared open by Mr. Bains. A number of teams from different DPS Schools participated in the tournament. […]
As a part of the social responsibility of the students and the feeling of giving back to the society, the students of DPS Khanna visited various banks of Khanna city today. They inquired about the well being of the customers as well as the bank staff. The children visited the Punjab National Bank, the Oriental […]
The school fete is DPS Khanna is an annual affair which is enjoyed by students, teachers and parents alike. This year on the 29th October,2016 the DPS family organized and participated in the school fete with great enthusiasm. The fete was inaugurated by Mr. D.S. Bains. The tasty food stalls and exciting rides drew huge […]
Delhi Public School Khanna organized its 6th Annual Sports Meet on October 26, 2016.Mr Sanjeev Kalra, Additional General of Police, Punjab was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Satvir Singh of grade XII was declared the best boy athlete & Prabhnoor Kaur of grade IX was declared the best girl athlete. Panther House got […]
A Story Telling Competition was held on 12,13,14 October, 2016 respectively for the students of pre-primary wing. The students were encouraged to narrate a story of their choice with appropriate actions & expressions. Participation in such competitions improves the oratory skills & public speaking skills of the students.
The students of Psychology participated in the 3rd International and 5th Indian Psychological Science Congress which was held at Post Graduate Government College, sector 46, Chandigarh from 28-30 September 2016 on “Psychological Well Being: Ignite to Cultivate Peace and Harmony”. The students were appreciated and encouraged for the hard work they have done for presenting […]
“Green is the prime colour of the world and that from which its loveliness rises.” The students of the Kindergarten section celebrated the Green Colour Day with great zeal and zest on September 9, 2016. Dressed in different shades of green, children brought green vegetables and salad to mark the importance of the day. The […]
An aptitude test was conducted for class X to help the students know their abilities and capacities. The test will also guide the students to choose their career options and stream particularly after X in a healthier way. The test is divided into two sections. The first session was done today i.e 27 August 2016 […]
‘Sharing & Caring’ is the theme of the month of August. To nurture such a great value right from the childhood, the students of pre-primary wing were taken to the Old Age Home, Bullepur near Khanna. The tiny tots interacted with the old people there. The students narrated stories,recited rhymes and played with them. They […]
The 70th Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour. The function started with the hoisting of the National Flag. The school campus wore a festive look. There was an excitement in the air. Various events were organized to mark the occasion ranging from patriotic songs to group dances.
The Teej festival was celebrated with great zeal & zest on August 6,2016 by the students of classes I,II & III students came in colourful dresses. They sang songs and danced on the tunes of folk music. Kheer-pua was the main dish in their lunch boxes. They also participated in rakhi making competition. Rakhis prepared […]
A birthday is a momentous occasion, to have fun & frolic, celebration & to receive gifts. No birthday is complete without a tasty treat. Here, at DPS, Birthday Party etiquettes are nurtured in the students from the beginning. In our endeavour to inculcate such values, a birthday party was organized on August 3,2016.Little buddies helped […]
Inculcating deep love & respect for nature and birds was the main purpose of celebrating Go Green Day by Pre-Primary wing. The tiny hands prepared food containers for birds using waste material. Children made paper bags from waste newspapers raising the “Slogan say no to use plastic bags”
” What are we doing to the forest of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” Mahatma Gandhi Taking into account these words of Mahatma Gandhi, DPS Khanna came up with an initiative by the students of Grade I,II & III of planting saplings […]
“Sahodaya Swimming Champions 2016- Delhi Public School Khanna” Zeal and zest marked the Sahodaya Swimming Competition 2016.Delhi Public School Khanna bagged the first prize at the Sahodaya Swimming Competition 2016, held at its premises from 24 May to 25 May 2016. The swimmers of our school brought laurels by emerging the overall champions for the […]
Samanata Diwas was celebrated on May 23,2016 to bring ‘Equality’ between the students studying in Government as well as Private Schools. It is an appreciable initiative taken by S.D.M Khanna Mr.Showkat Ahmad Parray. DPS Khanna was alloted 4 Govt. Schools such as Libra,Ikolahi,Baho Majra etc DPS students and teachers helped those children learn different activities.
Clarion call by DPS students to make Khanna Pollution free Students of Delhi Public School Khanna performed a Nukkad Natak on May 21, 2016 to highlight the problem of pollution in Punjab. Khanna City has been declared one of the most polluted cities of the world by WHO. The students of DPS shouldered the responsibility […]
A visit to ‘NEELON’ was arranged for the students of the Pre-primary wing to develop in them love and admiration for birds. A brief information was given to them about different kinds of birds , their habitat, sounds, food and behaviour. They were told to be kind to birds and keep water containers and […]
A workshop was conducted for the asthmatic students on World Asthma Day (3rd of May 2016). In this workshop Dr. Gulati suggest the methods to control asthma. Live demonstration of the latest gadgets have been shown to the students which are used by the asthma patients. Students learn the usage of gadgets by practically using it.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams. DPS Khanna bestows upon its students the ability to be the future leaders of the world. The Investiture Ceremony for the session 2016-17 was held on 28 April 2016. The […]
The meritorious students of classes IV-XII for the session 2015-16 were awarded the Scholar Badge by the Pro Vice Chairperson, in a solemn ceremony on 28 April 2016.The Chairperson Mrs. Annu Bains did the honour of pinning of the badges to all core council members of the Junior and the Senior Wing. The following students […]
A special award for the 100 percent attendance was given by the chairperson Mrs. Annu Bains to the following students, for the session 2015-16: Parvir Singh,Gurlal Singh, Aditya, Raghav Verma,Dilshaan Kaur,Anmol Garg,Anureet Kaur,Mehakdeep Kaur,Harsimrat Singh,Kuwarpartap Singh Gill,Manya Sharma,Sehajsukhleen Singh Arvind,Harshpreet Kaur,Kismat Kaur, Jasleen Kaur,Anjalika Sharma, Simar Kaur, Harleen Kaur , Tushar Arora
“As a part of the new generation its our duty to make our city clean and beautiful”. “Cleanliness is next to Godliness” “Clean India Green India”
Special Assembly was conducted on the importance of Baisakhi and the history related to it. Life and achievements of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar were also shared with the students. In the end senior students performed bhangra on the stage.