National Public School Rajajinagar celebrated an important
milestone in its history - The Golden Jubilee. The celebrations commenced
on 6th December, on the school premises amid pomp and grandeur. The entire
NPS Community whose branches are spread in Bangalore, Chennai and Singapore
felicitated the founders, Dr. K P Gopalkrishna and Mrs. Santhamma Gopalkrishna.
Excellency, Shri H R Bhardwaj, Governor of Karnataka, was the esteemed
Chief Guest. Other dignitaries, the Principals and Vice principals
of the associate schools, Faculty members and students were present
at the inaugural function. The Chief Guest and dignitaries were
given a rousing welcome by the majestic school band. Dr. Bindu Hari,
Director NPS extended a warm welcome to the Chief Guest and dignitaries.
The traditional lamp was lit and the Governor officially released
the souvenir- Golden Memoirs- containing a treasure trove of memories
of 50 golden years. He also addressed the gathering and shared with
them his views on education. ||
The Founder Chairman, Dr. K P Gopalkrishna- a legend in the field of education-
reminisced on the past 50 years and shared his thoughts with the gathering.
The cultural extravaganza included soul stirring musical renditions in
the form of an invocation, the Grade 12 Chorale and Taal Milan- a tabla
recital. This was followed by Pragati- an innovative dance performance
by students of classes 6-12 that artistically portrayed the growth of
the school from its inception to its present status, blending diverse
disciplines together to give an overview of what it is that makes NPS.
Samsmruthi - an in-house documentary was screened that took everyone on
a nostalgic journey through the bye-gone years.
The Principal, Mrs. Santhamma Gopalkrishna proposed the Vote of Thanks
and the evening drew to a close with the promise of festivity and celebration
in the air for the next 10 days
. A truly great beginning
for this momentous occasion!