Sundarnagar: DAV Public School Sundernagar and Centre for Sustainable Development organised a cultural function to celebrate Grandparents Day at Sundernagar.
Mohit Chugh, principal, DAV Public School, Sundernagar, in his welcome speech highlighted the importance of grandparents as links in passing on traditions, culture and moral values from one generation to other. He said that grandparents have always been an important part of our lives since times immemorial but the increasing trend of nuclear families has put this tradition under threat. “If we ignore our grandparents then we will forever lose the traditions of Daadi and Naani’s stories through which they imbibed moral values in the young genration,” he said.
Darshan Lal Kharbanda and his wife were the chief guest on this occassion. The students presented various cultural programs highlighting the importance of grandparents in our lives and keeping alive our traditions for generations. They also presented a musical play on wildlife conservation. Jitender Verma, president, Censud, said that the stories of grandparents always revolved around wild plants and animals sensitising them about the importance of wildlife. “Grandparents have been environment activists for ages, passing on our traditions of conserving wildlife from one genrations to other,” he said.