Hyderabad : Raj Bhavan became the hub of activity on Tuesday, with school children of various schools reaching here to greet the Governor and the Lady Governor on the occasion of Children’s Day, while Azad Hind Sena organised children mela from among the children from Other Backward Classes (OBCs), Dalits (SCs and STs), EBCs (Economically Backward Classes) and Minorities
As many as 400 school children drawn from 30 schools in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Rangareddy and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts gathered at the Raj Bhavan, as part of the Children’s Day celebrations. Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and the Lady Governor Vimala Narasimhan mingled with the tiny tots and interacted with the school children.
On this occasion, Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University have arranged photo exhibition at the Raj Bhavan premises, for the benefit of visiting school children. The school children went around the exhibition and evinced keen interest in the various exhibits set up by the Agricultural University, showcasing special seed varieties of Telangana State, soil types and nutrients, natural color preparation, organic farming, steps taken for crop protection, crop varieties etc.
The exhibition also contained exhibits on horticulture varieties of tissue culture plants, aromatic and medicinal plants, kitchen garden, fruit varieties etc. Food pyramid displayed in the horticulture exhibition stood as a special attraction.
Dr. V. Praveen Rao, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, explained to the Governor on various research activities undertaken by the University with specific emphasis on locally grown varieties.
The Governor appreciated the initiatives taken up by the University and informed the Vice Chancellor to make the common varieties of agriculture and horticulture available to the common people at affordable rates.
Twenty five-member contingent belonging to Jain Group of Institutions (JGI), which created a World Record recently for being the largest school contingent to scale the Mt. Everest Base Camp, received special appreciation from the Governor. The Governor complimented Jaahnavi Sriperambuduru, the youngest mountaineer and guide of India, for successful trekking expedition to Mt. Everest Base Camp in October this year under her guidance and the supervision of her father Dr. Krishna Rao. P. Varshini, 13 years old daughter of an officer working in the Raj Bhavan, was also part of the successful trekking expedition to Mt. Everest Base Camp. Governor wished that the young children will take up the challenge and achieve the trekking expedition to the peak of Mt. Everest soon.
On account of Happy Children Day at the Telanagana State of Azad Hind Sena (AHS), the national convener of AHS MA Mujeeb recalled the great services of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru to the nation and his love to Children.
Mujeeb said that India belongs to her Children and asked the Children to stand by the future needs of the nation by hard work, honesty and respect to their parents, teachers and elders. Myjeeb later distributed cloths, sweets to children