Vishwa Bharati Public School held a special assembly on April 23 in the school premises to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day. The crusaders of mother earth celebrated the day with great enthusiasm voicing their environmental concern and love for Nature through skits, speech, song and dance. Chief Guest Mr. Sheel Kumar (M.Phil Geog. Delhi University) a renowned Geographer and Environmentalist was accorded a warm welcome.
The Programme commenced with a speech by Class X student sensitizing the audience about the various problems faced by the planet and the need to redress them. The primary students dressed as fruits, flowers, sun presented ‘All things bright and beautiful in praise of God’s most beautiful creation – Mother Earth. The ecological imbalance created due to the ever increasing demands on the natural resources was aptly portrayed through the skit ‘Earth then and now’. An energizing musical number, ‘ Mother Nature needs us’ presented by the senior students urged everyone to do their bit in saving the planet. It was followed by a pledge song to work to wards, a cleaner, greener earth. A Nukkad Natak performed by class XII students drew thunderous applause. Dressed as the 5 elements, they proclaimed a final warning to mankind through characteristic rhythmic dialogues and folk music. In his address, the Chief Guest urged the students to grow trees and gave other valuable suggestions.
An engrossing Earth Day Quiz ‘Vasundhara’ with a good mix of questions on various topics viz. famous environmentalists, flora & fauna, wildlife etc had all the contestants on their toes with the audience taking a great deal of interest. Poster and collage making competitions on the topic ‘ Save Earth’ saw all the students involved and buzzing making the day special.