Delhi Public School Khanna celebrated its Ninth Founders Day on the 18th of November, 2019 with verve and vigour. Major General Surat Sandhu was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Miss Priya Shergill-Trustee DPS Khanna and Mr. Kunal Shekhri, member of the Management Committee-DPS Khanna were the Guest of Honour.The event started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the Chief Guest followed by a melodious welcome song ‘Ho yahi gunjan sa.’ The Indo-Western orchestra showcased the talent of DIPSites. The western dance performed by the students of Grade IV & V left everyone mesmerized. Flash mob dance earned the appreciation of parents and guest alike.
Mr. S. Mukherjee, the Principal of the school read the annual school report. A well-synchronized Kathak dance added extra charm to the whole programme. The much awaited event of the day i.e. Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh-a theatre production saw a big round of applause. The grand finale- a bhangra performance enthralled the audience who enjoyed the show to the hilt.The Head Mistress Mrs. Neha Rattan was given the Teacher of the Year award for her excellent performance. Meritorious students were honoured with DPS Blazers and scholarships for outstanding performance in academics.The Chief Guest Major Gen. Sandhu in his speech encouraged the children to dream big, work hard and achieve it. He further added that there are no shortcuts to success. He also advocated the teachings of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji- Kirat Karo, Naam Japo, Vand Chhako. He lauded the efforts of the teachers for shaping the young minds to become responsible citizens. The Pro Vice Chairperson Mrs. Annu Bains addressed the gathering and said that education teaches to be good and compassionate human beings. And DPS Khanna also imparts such education which is a blend of academic excellence with human values. The Chairperson Mr. D. S. Bains quoted John F. Kennedy’s words and said that children are the most valuable resources and its best hope for the future.The programme ended with the National Anthem.