Monday, July 2, 2012

New Found Festivity: School Admission

'Right To Education' being added as a fundamental right of a child in 'Indian Constitution' (which was passed by the Indian parliament on 4 August 2009, describes the modalities of the provision of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution. India became one of 135 countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when the act came into force on 1 April 2010.) up to 'High School' level of education has taken a new dimension of a mass awareness in 'Chhattisgarh' state of India. Elected representatives are invited on the fist day of the school session to appeal the village masses and welcome the kids in a festival mood.
Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
Admission of students from the previous class of 'Middle School' made compulsory by the state administration has resulted the kids and parents gathering a special occasion on the fist working day of July as an 'Admission Festival'.
Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
Elected representative of the village were one to start this day with traditional worshiping of 'Learning Goddess' 'Sarswati'.
Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
Admission seekers were welcomed with the 'Sweet' offers..
Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
..and applying 'Bindi' on the forehead of students as part of an auspicious Indian gesture
#picture: Mrs. Sihaniya, vice chairperson of local elected body (Up-Sarpanch); Mrs. Misri Rajwade, elected member for the district body (Jila Panchayat Sadasya) representing village; participating in the program on 2nd July Monday 2012. 
 Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
..free books were given to each & one of the students. And thus we began our fist day of the school for the new academic session 2012-2013.
Picture: Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur
Media is also playing a very supportive role to spread this message to the masses (picture:Dainik Bhaskar, Bilaspur, 3rd July 2012, Tuesday).
Picture: publication about Government High School Saraitikra, Ambikapur


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