Makar Sankranthi marks the arrival of spring season and is one of the auspicious festivals celebrated in India. This day is dedicated to Lord Surya or the Sun. Makar Sankranti is the festival of harvesting and kite flying. It is celebrated throughout India with splendor and glory.
On this occasion, the Pre-Primary students of Jubilee Hills Public School celebrated Sankranthi on 11th January, 2020. The Chairman Shri. A. Murali Mukund, the Principal Ms. M. Varalakshmi and other dignitaries graced the occasion.
The Assembly started with a prayer song to mark the occasion. The children spoke about the importance of Sankranthi in different languages. The dance drama depicting the festival of Sankrathi comprised of Gangireddulu, Haridasu , Gobbillu and Bhogi Mantalu brought in festive spirits among the audience. The children performed various dances to the tunes of Pongalo Pongal and Sankranthi Vacchindi which added happiness by creating a lively ambience. The true essence of the festival was well portrayed.
The last part of the program was showering Bhogi Pallu on the students by the dignitaries and parents to protect them from evil eye. The programme came to an end with vote of thanks followed by National Song.