January 31, 2018

Republic Day Celebrations!

On Friday, 26 January 2018 Sandipani Muni School celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India. The programme began with the hoisting of the National Flag by the school principals. This was followed by a prayer service and a cultural programme which included patriotic dances and songs. Speech was also given by students expressing their views about Republic day.   Here are some beautiful moments captured from the Republic day celebration!!        
January 25, 2018

NYGF Revelation

Dark dingy classroom, no light, an occasionally working fan, worn out mats to sit on and countless kids of all ages in there. These depression holes are the classrooms of a government school in Vrindavan. I learnt this only today. Despite being around for 8 years at FFLV, this was the first time I actually decided to go into the field and cover the NYGF 2018 outside distribution. We arrived at our first school where the kids were sitting in the walk way of an old building, on tattered mats. Is this it?, I asked my colleague, “Yes, this is their classroom!” While the distribution was going on a boar from the nearby field entered the classroom and had to be chased away. NYGF is a happy festival, it does make the kids happy, however, the realities of where these kids come from cannot be just ignored. The second school […]
January 24, 2018

Farewell Party

“I cannot say goodbye to those whom I have grown to love, for the memories we have made will last a lifetime, and will never know a goodbye.” – Sherin, 12th grade, SMIC Students of senior classes of The Sandipani Muni Inter-college, FFLV, Vrindavan, gathered recently to bid farewell to the outgoing class 12th batch. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to reminisce joyous moments. The auditorium was festooned with dazzling lights. The ceremony started with the welcome of class 12th students, followed by a dance item by class 11th students. There were more dances and singing by senior classes which were well applauded. Many interesting games were played to pep up the environment. A parting speech was given by Mr. Rajendra, Principal SMIC. Students were encouraged by the principals and teachers of SMIC to continue their studies, to achieve something […]