DURGA PUJA- OUR FESTIVAL OUR CULTURE Durga Puja is a  Hindu festival  celebration of the Mother Goddess and the victory of the warrior Goddess Durga over the demon Mahisasura. The festival represents female power as ‘Shakti’ in the Universe. It is a festival of Good over Evil. Durga Puja is one of the greatest festivals of India. In addition to being a festival for the Hindus, it is also time for a reunion of family and friends, and a ceremony of cultural values and customs. Our Culture -“DuggaDugga  “echo the united voices of all the ladies in the household as they move towards the pandals for  puja , wishing for a safe journey ahead in life. The sound of intense beats coming from the dhak mixed with the aroma of the  dhunuchi  lit in every house, park or corner fills the streets of Kolkata. Clad in the most beautiful attires, adorning the heaviest of jewels and thickest of bangles with  sindoor  and  bindis  on their temple, the women seem to walk a step ahead of the men today.


WORLD OZONE DAY Not a layer but a protector World Ozone Day 2022 is observed under the theme Global Cooperation Protecting life on Earth. The theme is decided to save the life of people who survive on the Earth to make protect the ozone layer and our environment. World Ozone Day, observed every year on September 16, is also known as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The date was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1994, commemorating the date in 1987 when nations signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The need to declare an action to preserve the ozone layer came as a result of the outset of its depletion. The ozone layer is a region of the earth’s stratosphere absorbing most of the Sun’s ultraviolet radiation. It contains a higher concentration of ozone than other parts of the atmosphere, though compared to other gasses in the stratosphere, it is rather small. It is mainly found in the lower portion of th

Teacher's Day

  Teacher’s Day “Teachers encourage minds to Think, hands to Create and Hearts to love”. Teacher’s Day is a day that is celebrated all over the country on   5 th September.   It’s the day that happens to be the birthday of India’s former President, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. He was one of the respected teachers. Dr. Radhakrishnan was a teacher in many reputed universities. The former President was appreciated and loved by his colleagues and students. After Dr. Radhakrishnan became the President, his students requested   him if they could celebrate his birthday all over the country. He told his students that he would feel better if they would celebrate his birthday as Teacher’s Day instead. From 1962, 5 th September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in our country. Teacher’s Day is a day celebrated to show the appreciation towards teachers and their special contributions towards education. Teachers are the ones who hold knowledge and empathy for their students. Teachers leave

International Literacy Day

 International Literacy Day  September 8, 2022  “Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world.” as said by Nelson Mandela. This year's International Literacy Day will be celebrated worldwide under the theme, "Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces” International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8 September every year. With literacy and knowledge, we can remove the darkness of the mind and enlighten it for a brighter future. International Literacy Day is an occasion to give hope to the millions of women, men and children who cannot read or write even their own names. It is a timely reminder to the world about the importance of literacy for individuals, families, communities and whole societies. Government of all countries organize programs to create awareness in people about literacy. The government also forces people to get the necessary education and send their children to school .  • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” was launched in the year 2001. The main aim of this was,

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day   The Indian Constitution recognizes every person as equal. This means that every individual in the country , including male and female persons from all castes , religions, tribes , educational and economic backgrounds are recognized as equal. When persons are treated unequally, their dignity is violated. Earlier, no law existed to protect people from discrimination and ill treatment but now there are several that work to see that people are treated as equals. Societies that value women and men as equal are safer. Gender equality is a human right. Women’s equality day is observed on 26 th August. This day reminds us of the hurdles overcome by the heroic women who faced discrimination in the society. Gender based discrimination is prohibited under every human rights treaty. Despite of so much progress made in securing women’s rights globally, millions of women and girls continue to experience discrimination and violence, being denied of their equality and

National Sports Day 29th August

  Every year, 29th August has been observed as National Sports Day in India. The first National Sports Day was celebrated on 29th August 2012, on the birth anniversary of Major DhyanChand who was the star of hockey team of India.  The day is used as a platform to launch various sports schemes as well as organize  various sporting events and seminars to spread awareness about the importance of physical activities and sports in life .

Raksha Bandhan

The festival of Raksha Bandhan is a glorious and enthusiastic Indian celebratory festival which is celebrated mainly among the Hindu Indian families. Sisters and brothers wait for the arrival of Raksha Bandhan throughout the year. It does not occur on one particular day every year; instead, it follows the traditional Indian calendar. Roughly, it happens in the first week of August. This year, the festival of Rakhsha Bandhan has fallen on 11th of August. The festival is abundantly celebrated across the entire country and appeals to no particular age group. People from any age group, whether they are a kid or an adult, can celebrate the festival and tie rakhis on their brothers’ wrists.  The Hindi phrase ‘Raksha Bandhan’ means a bond fraught with love and protection. The Hindi word ‘Raksha’ means protection in English; ‘Bandhan’ means tying of a relationship. Thus on the occasion of Rakhsha Bandhan, sisters tie rakhis on their brothers’ wrists, wishing for their excellent health and we