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Universal Brotherhood Day Celebrated - VKV Yingkiong

A Report on Universal Brotherhood Day celebration
Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV), Yingkiong on 11th September,Thursday celebrated the Universal Brotherhood Day which marks the commemoration of Swami Vivekananda's famous speech delivered on September 11, 1893 in Chicago to the delegates of the World Parliament of Religions. The speech is popularly remembered for its opening words "Sisters and Brothers of America", which depicts the great Vedantic strength of India.
He discarded the idea of religious supremacy and propagated a message of not only mutual tolerance but also religious acceptance, while critically defining both and differentiating between the two as well. The programme was graced by noted doctor and Arun joyti Karyakarta Shri. Nabho boring and Smt. Gebi Mitkong Jamoh as Chief Guest.

Programme was started by chanting three Om Karas and Om-Sahanabhatu, which was followed by lighting the lamp.Then welcome address by Principal VKV Yingkiong Shri. Sumithran K.

He highlighted the need for universal brotherhood in present day global scenario. Citing the famous speech of Swami Vivekananda at The World Parliament of Religions 127 years ago, impressed upon the need for looking at Universal brotherhood from a holistic perspective including the poor and vulnerable sections of the society instead of limiting it only to religion and communities. Throwing light on the relevance and usefulness of Swamiji’s speech and values in the present-day context, he underscored the need for universal brotherhood to maintain peace and all-round development of human race irrespective of their religion. He also mentioned that, this is the 50th year of glorious Vivekananda Rock Memorial and for which Sampark programme was started earlier and as soon as we get necessary approval, we will start the celebration for that.
. After that Shri. Sujit Dey, teacher of VKV Yingkiong elongated on the objectives of celebrating Universal Brotherhood Day and involving the youth in various nation building activities. He also elegantly stressed on the messages of Swami Vivekananda about Universal acceptance and religious tolerance, while critically defining and differentiating between them as well. On the idea of tolerance, he explained that it is the act of putting up with something that one disapproves of, while acceptance he said was admitting that even the seed of an idea can take root and produce an offshoot that was completely different and unique from
the original ideology. He made the concept of tolerance and acceptance towards other religions more comprehensive and real.
Winners of Chicago address competition were declared by Sri. Sumithran K in the presence of all.
. After that a Patriotic song (Bhubana Mandale..) was presented by all and this was followed by Hindi deliberation by Shri. Narendra Kumar sir, teacher of VKV Yingkiong on the topic of the importance of celebration of Universal Brotherhood Day in modern day scenario by quoting the important words of Swami Vivekananda.He emphasised the importance of taking up one idea and making it as our goal. On the way of achieving this goal at first we face criticism, then comes the phase of making fun and at the last the universal truth, I.e. acceptance.

Dr. Naboh Borangji, highlighted the importance of Man Making- Nation Building by saying that one should bear the responsibility of the work he or she has done. Shri. Narendra Kumar sir, teacher of VKV Yingkiong delivered the Vote of Thanks. Programme was concluded with Shanti Mantra.
“Be proud that thou art an Indian and proudly proclaim, I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother.”- Swami Vivekananda.

Arunachal Statehood Day Celebrated - VKV Yingkiong

Today VKV Yingkiong participated in the Arunachal Pradesh 34th Statehood Day celebration organized by Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in the General Ground of Yingkiong, Upper Siang District on 20th February 2020. On the occasion of this statehood day, children of VKV Yingkiong participated in three different programs i.e. national anthem, traditional dance and band troupe. All the students participated in the programs with enthusiasm. VKV Yingkiong got the 1st prize in the traditional dance. The school also installed an exhibition stall depicting the life story of Swami Vivekananda.

Celebration Of  71st Republic Day - VKV Yingkiong

VKV Yingkiong celebrated the 71st Republic Day of India on 26th January, 2020 in a grand manner.  The day was celebrated through various events with the active participation of the students and teachers.  The day started with a “Prabhat Pheri at 6:00 am sharp and it covered some area of Yingkiong town. It was followed by the unfurling of the tri-colour Indian national flag by Sri Madan Kumar Sarkar, the principal of the school at 7: 00 am. Then he gave a valuable speech on the importance of the day. He said all the students should give respect to the constitution of India. He also urged all to be honest, work hard and develop a leadership quality to become a good citizen of India. It was followed by a patriotic song sung by three class X girls students. On the very day school Band Troup(girls) and March Past Troup took  part in the celebration program of The Govt. Higher Secondary School , Yingkiong. Having pleased with their wonderful performance , the Principal of the school(GHSS Yingkiong) awarded some prizes to both the troups. Both the Band Troup(girls) and the March Past Troup also took part in the ceremonial program of  Republic Day which was conducted in the general at Yingkiong by the district administration of the  of the Upper Siang District , Yingkiong. Moreover, a group of small boys and girls also participared in it and they performed Mallakhamb where they exhibited many aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical stationary rope.

Pariksha Pe Charcha Programme - VKV Yingkiong

Today VKV Yingkiong showed the live telecast program Pariksha Pe Charcha which was conducted by HRD Ministry in New Delhi from 11 am onwards on 20th Jan. 2020. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal, HRD Minister introduced the program and welcomed all the participants whoever attended the program from various corner of the country. Students from class V to X participated in the program very actively. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Chief Speaker of the program. Students asked various problematic questions related to exam and the Prime Minister answered very lucidly by sharing his personal experience.Students were greatly helped by the valuable guide and advice given by the PM.

Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan Celebration - VKV Yingkiong

Today 73rd Independence Day of India was celebrated with pump and Grandeur at VKV, Yingkiong, Upper Siang District on 15th August (Thursday) 2019. At the same time Raksha Bandhan was also celebrated in the school. The day was started with a procession by the students and teachers early in the morning and it was followed by the hoisting of National Flag by Shri Madan Kr. Sarkar, the principal of the institution at 7am sharp at school premises in presence of all the teachers and around 400 students. It was followed by singing the national anthem “Jana Gana Mana…” tuned by the music of the girls band troupe of the school. Then the principal delivered his valuable speech on the importance of both the days                              ( 73rd Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan) and asked all the students to have patriotic feeling and show respect towards our country. Km. Nui Nopi, a student of class IX anchored the whole programme. A patriotic song was presented by three class girls students. Then sweets are distributed among the children and at the same time all the girls tied their brothers Rakhi.

          On the occasion of Independence Day, there was a procession (Prabhat Pheri) conducted by the students of all four houses namely Aryabhatta, Charaka, Chanakya and Panini with colourful placards containing various patriotic slogans and tri colour national flags of India. Students of class III to X took part in that.  The procession started at 5.30am from the school ground and finished at 6.30am after covering 2km distance around the Yingkiong township. All the house leaders along with six teachers house in-charges led the procession actively. There were attractive prizes for the best three houses on the basis of four criterias i.e., discipline (10 points), Slogans and patriotic songs (10 points), Uses of placards and flags ( 10 points) and active involvement (20 points ). There was a group of four judges to select the first, second and third houses- Sri Arun Kr. Panda, Sri Asim Chanda, Sri Navojyoti Deori and Sri Bikesh Kr. Sahu. The first  prize went to Charaka house scoring total 124 points. The second prize went to Chanakaya house scoring total 116 points and the third prize went to Aryabhatta and Panini house both scoring total 110 points separately. All the students took active participation with a great enthusiasm.

On the same day students of VKV Yingkiong also participated in the competition of various  events conducted by the Govt. administration of Upper Siang District at the General Ground near Community Hall. Students from different 13 schools took part in the various events of the programme. 26 boys from different classes took part in the event of march past under the platoon commander Kr. Kankeng Kombo, a student of class VIII. The band troupe of 36 girls students from class VI to IX under the commandership of Km. Deki Osik, a student of class IX showed a wonderful band display and won the first place. A dance on patriotic song was also performed by 17 girls students from various classes. In the field of Yoga and Pyramid, 55  little participants of different primary classes showed a beautiful Yogic exhibition and won the first place. At the same time some girls students of class VIII tied Rakhi to Sri Aalo Libang, the local MLA ,  the DC and SP of Upper Siang district and other dignitaries presented in the  programme