HAFLONG, Feb 24: Like every year the annual function of Assam Rifles Primary School (ARPS) celebrated today at the premise of 43 Assam Rifles, Sarkari Bagan, Haflong. This year the theme of the programme was “Nurture the Nature to Save Our Future”.
The programme was graced by chief guest Colonel Jaydip Hajarnis, Commandant HQ 22 Sector Assam Rifles along with Prachi Pandey, Principal Assam Rifles Primary School, Haflong.
The programme started with lightning of lamp by the chief guests and felicitation to Principals of different schools followed by welcome dance performed by the students of the school itself. On the occasion six students were awarded “Student of the Year” with a gift and certificates for their outstanding performing during the session.
On the occasion Prachi Pandey highlighted on the establishment of the school in 2009 by the then 45 Assam Rifles (Now 43 AR) Commandant Colonel B.B Yadav, she also added that the school management committee will extend its class 5 in the next fiscal year.
During the program the students displayed colorful dance and drama with a message to save the natures highlighting the environment and how to protect Mother Nature.
Speaking on the occasion Colonel Hajarnis said that the Assam rifles is committed to educate the children in all aspect for the enhancement of the country. “Education is not only right or duties of the facilitator of the school and the teachers but also that of the parents. Together the teachers and the parents have to ensure the all-round development of the child. A person who can make in this world is a person who has all-round developed personality” he added. He also thanks the committee of ARPS for organizing and inviting him to witness such splendid and colorful program. He also urged the Principal ARPS to declared the coming February 26 as a holiday in view of the hard work of the children in organizing the entire event in impressive way.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks from the organizer. Major Sailendra Yadav, Major Aneesh Mohan, other dignitaries, principals, teachers, parents, NGOs and large number of public attended the programme.