GIIS celebrated Rakshabandhan a day early on Wednesday, marked by usual fervour and gaiety that one associates with this auspicious occasion. A day prior to the festival, girls were busy selecting the best rakhis for their brothers and celebrating this beautiful bond of unconditional sibling love.

A takeaway of rakhi-making activity was held for tiny tots where they made adorable rakhis for their brothers. A special assembly was conducted to mark the importance of this occasion and students spoke about the relevance of celebrating this festival. Students depicted through an endearing skit the customs and traditions followed during this festival. A beautiful dance performance was presented to scale up the celebration and festive mood enthralling the audience.

Students also were found to be donning traditional attire during the day. Girls dolled themselves up in bandhani, kalamkari, silk and netted outfits. “Tying rakhi is a wonderful way of expressing warmth and we are glad that the school celebrates all festivals with great fervor and enthusiasm,” said a parent. They also added, “Thanks to combined effort by teachers, parents, principals and students, school succeeded in catalysing feelings of care and affection between siblings.

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