|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Feb 12: DPS Jammu organized farewell and Blessing ceremony "Bazm-e-Rukhsat" for the outgoing batch of class XII here today. The ceremony commenced by observing 2 minutes silence to pay tribute to the martyred Jawans of Sunjuwan attack.
This was followed by the traditional lamp lightning and blessing ceremony wherein the Principal, DPS Jammu, Ruchi Chabra along with the staff, bestowed blessings upon the children. Devoting the day to the years spent together with friends, teachers and reminiscences of joyous moments, class XI students presented lively array of cultural items. There were soulful songs in English and Hindi, depicting sad separation, glorious day of friendship and mesmerizing dance performances including Western & Bollywood styles, Bhangra snd Pure classical dances.
The most awaited moment was the DPS title round, wherein around 80 students contested for the five coveted titles in three competitive elimination rounds. The result was as follows: DPS- Mahaveer Singh, DPS-Vanshi, Farewell-Rajrshi Rai, Farewell- Vimakshi, Talent- Pranav Sahni, Talent- Rajnandani, Versatile- Raghav, Versatile- Vanshika.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal, DPS Jammu, Ruchi Chabra shared a few tips for coping with examination and urged the children to carry forward the torch of enlightenment and live up to the school motto 'Service Before Self'.