“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”- Mahatma Gandhi
India’s 3 rd national festival, Gandhi Jayanti, is celebrated by the entire nation to commemorate the birth anniversary of the father of our nation - Mahatma Gandhi. DEEPIANS at Vasant Kunj branch, celebrated Bapu’s birthday in school premises, with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotism. The Special Morning Assembly was presented by the students of all classes Nursery to XII, with a special tribute to Gandhi ji. Children shared anecdotes from Gandhiji’s life and acquainted the gathering about Gandhi Jayanti celebration. An evoking poem recitation by a students of class IV, transformed the listeners to the era of freedom struggle and left everyone filled with patriotism. The highlight of the Assembly was a song glorifying Gandhi ji and how he heralded a new era for our country. The Assembly glistened up with a medley of Bapu’s favorite songs such as Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram and Vaishav Janto. The motivational thoughts of Gandhi ji were highlighted by students in an impressive manner which helped the children understand all about the freedom struggle and the role of Mahatma Gandhi in helping us win our Independence non-violently. Thus, the DEEPIANS were given a deep insight into the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi; they were encouraged to think about the sacrifices of our freedom fighters and analyze the importance and understand the value of freedom, through the Special Assembly. The gathering applauded the efforts and performances of their fellow mates. The Head of the School not only praised the Assembly but imbibed the values of Mahatma Gandhi in her dear learners. The children were guided to think in welfare of the country by avoiding single use plastic bags as a true Indian.