Dharamshala: Secretary Karma Singhe of the Department of Education, CTA addressed the Children’s Day celebration at Upper TCV School on Tuesday, 14 November.
Children’s day is celebrated across India on 14 November, the birthdate of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who was very fond of children.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, chief guest Karma Singhe remembered the immense contribution of late Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru in sowing the opportunities for Tibetan children to study Tibetan as well modern education from the early years in exile.
The Secretary expressed Tibetan people’s gratitude to Nehru’s vision for establishing unique Tibetan schools, enabling thousands and thousands of Tibetan children to study, at the same time preserve their language, culture and identity.
The special occasion was marked with colourful celebration, cultural performance by the staff and sports activities. The school authorities also felicitated the former and current school prefects.