AmityInstitute of Education, New Delhi organized an Inter-school Sanskrit NavarasaCompetition on the theme: “Bhavnayo ke Rang,Navrasa ke Sang, Jiwan me Utaarey hum, Sanskrit ke Sang” at AmityCampus, Saket, New Delhi.
Over23 schools from Delhi/ NCR participated in the Competition.
Prof. P. N. Shastri, ViceChancellor, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, Prof.R. K. Pandey, Vice Chancellor, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya SanskritVidhyalaya, New Delhi, Dr. Jeet Ram Bhatt,Secretary, Delhi Sanskrit Academy, New Delhi along with Dr. RanjanaBhatia, Principal, Amity Institute of Education, Saket lit theinaugural lamp, marking the commencement of the Competition.
DrRanjana Bhatia thanked the dignitaries for theirbenign presence.
Prof. R. K. Pandey presented the keynoteaddress to the participants in Sanskrit and highlighted how the great poetKalidasa contributed to the enrichment of Sanskrit language.
Dr.Jeet Ram Bhatt emphasized upon the significance of“Hasya Ras” in our current stressful daily routines by sharing poems of thisrasa. He also highlighted the comic element that Sanskrit in its theatricaladaptation evokes.
Prof.P. N. Shastri spoke eloquently in Sanskrit andenthralled the audience with Sanskrit shlokas of different Rasas. He heartilycongratulated the Institution for organizing the event as such events revivethe glory and richness of Sanskrit language.
TheCompetition started with scintillating performances by the students of variousschools in the form of skits, powerful dramatic performances, lyrical poems,shlokas and dances to showcase all the nine Rasas. Lasting for about two hours,the performances were engrossing and powerful, keeping the audience excitedthroughout.
TheFirst position was bagged by the students from Tagore International School,Vasant Vihar, New Delhi followed by a tie between the two schools for theSecond position- Amity International School, Saket and Amity International School,Noida Sector -44. The Third position was secured by Sadhu Vaswani InternationalSchool for Girls, New Delhi; Shiv Nadar Public School, DLF, Gurgaon & RedRoses Public School, New Delhi.
Eachparticipant was presented with a Certificate of Participation and a small bookwith the message of Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan- Founder President, Amity Group as amark of appreciation. The teachers from the participating schools who hadprepared and accompanied the participants were also gifted a book.
Theevent was a grand success with an overwhelming feedback and acted as a greatlearning experience for the participants.