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Celebration of National Education day on 11th November 2016
The students of the Junior School celebrated National Education day on 11th November 2016. The students gathered together for a special assembly conducted by in the Jr. School Assembly Hall.
Advay Goel of Class VI presented a talk on Maulana Abul Kalam which was supported with a PowerPoint presentation. He talked about Maulana Abul Kalam’s expertise in many languages like Hindi, Bengali, Arabic, English, Urdu and Persian that made him a leading figure in intellectual arena.
Advay’s presentation reminded the students about Maulana Azad’s contribution towards India’s freedom struggle and his appointment as independent India’s first education minister.
As India’s Education Minister, he was responsible for the establishment of a national education system with free primary education and modern institutions of higher education such as Indian Institutes of Technology. Thus contribution to establishing the education foundation in India is recognized by celebrating his birthday as “National Education Day” across India.