Mohali: The Holy Wonder Smart School celebrated Diwali with the message of ‘anti-cracker’ Diwali. The students were educated the ill effects of burning crackers and advocate the idea of celebrating Diwali with candles, sweets and non-polluting green crackers available in markets.
At the moment inter-house exhibition of Diwali handicrafts was which were prepared by the students themselves. The items prepared by students included different types of candles, diyas, Rangoli , painting and pooja thalis which were very colourful and decorated with ribbons, sparkles, beads, shells, stars, mirrors, glitters etc.
Through this exhibition, students tried to convey the message that this pious festival can be celebrated in other way than by just burning crackers and polluting the environment then, there was Diwali puja, an idol of Lord Ganesha was set up and inaugurated by the chairman Charan Singh Saini followed by Diwali Puja. Chairman Charan Singh applauded the students for their active participation.
The harmful effects of crackers to health and environment were brought to the forefront by chairman Charan singh. According to him it is high time to educate students about its harmful after effects to their health and environment and to cultivate a sense of duty towards the society with which we can better our lives.
Director Ashween Arora guided students to be safe.DP
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