Universal Brotherhood Day was celebrated at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati on the 11th of September 2023
"Raksha Bandhan" was celebrated at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Khatkhati and its Bokajan Town Unit on the 30th of August, 2023 (Wednesday). The programme was celebrated at the Prarthana Sabhagriha of the Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati in presence of students, teaching and non-teaching staff members, the sisters and other members of the Vivekananda Kendra, the ILC and the Headmaster of the institution. The programme was started as per the rituals of the Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.
The speech on the broader aspects of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ was delivered by the Headmaster of the institution. With the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra by all the brothers and sisters, ‘rakhis’ were tied to each other with the ‘Sankalpa’ to protect and respect themselves forever.
Then, the students of both the Vidyalayas along with teaching and non-teaching staff members had tied a holy thread around the trunk of the Peepal tree located at the school campus. Thereafter, we had tied ‘rakhis’ to the cows in our campus and shared about the value of cow and trees in the life of all living beings. In this unique way, we had actually promised to safeguard trees and cows along with each other as a family on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’.
Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati has organized five days Personality Development camp specially designed for the students of Class-V & VI from 4th to 8th July 2023 in Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati Campus prayer hall. The camp aims to provide various sessions and activities to enhance the students' overall development.
The camp includes sessions such as Yogabhyas (yoga practice) to promote physical and mental well-being, Khel (sports) to encourage physical fitness and teamwork, Jivan gatha (life stories) to inspire and motivate the students, Sanskar Varga (personality development classes) to instill values and discipline, Sankalpa (goal-setting) to help students focus on their aspirations, Art & Craft, Health Talk to provide information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and Group Discussions to promote communication skills and critical thinking among the students.
The primary objectives of the camp are to develop the students' quality of life, confidence, leadership abilities, stress management skills, body fitness, and mental alertness. The activities and sessions conducted during the camp aim to nurture good moral character, ethical values, and leadership qualities, enabling the students to lead successful life and become ideal human beings.
On 15th August 2023, 77th Independence Day was celebrated at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati and it's Bokajan Town Unit. At 7 am the National Flag of 'Bharat' hoisted at Bokajan Town Unit and at 8:15 am at VKV khatkhati campus by the Principal of school. On this grand occasion students, parents, village Heads (Gaon Bura-s), well-wishers participated enthusiastically and contributed their valuable time for the Nation. Patriotic group songs presented by the students of class-6 & 5, created a beautiful environment in the programme.
A Report on the Celebration of the International Yoga Day, 2023 At Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Khatkhati and It's Bokajan Town Unit.
The International Yoga Day was celebrated at VKV Khatkhati and BTU on the 21st of June, 2023 (Wednesday).
The highlights of the programme at VKV Khatkhati :
The holy Omkara was chanted thrice by Smt. Hongbari Phanchopi, Asst. Teacher, VKV KKT and it was followed by the Shanti Path. Then, Sri Jayanta Topadar, Asst. Teachers, VKV KKT delivered his Welcome Speech as well as he threw light on the Significance of the Day. It was followed by the demonstration of some of the postures of yoga and breathing exercises by Kumari Sandigdha Deb, Asst.Teacher, VKV KKT and Kumari Parthana Gogoi, Asst. Teacher, VKV KKT The following Loosening Exercises were done :
1) Neck Bending :
Forward and Backward
Right and Left
2)Neck Twisting :
Right and Left
3) Rotation of the Neck
4)Movement of the Shoulders*
5) Movement of the Trunk*
The following Yogasanas were demonstrated and followed up : 1) Vrksasana (The Posture of a Tree)
The following Pranayamas were demonstrated and followed up :
3) Sitali Pranayama
4) Bhramari Pranayama
Total 114 students and parents were attended in the program.
The Highlights of the IYD, 2023 programme at Bokajan Town Unit ( A Unit school of VKV Khatkhati)
At BTU also the programme began with the chanting of the Omkara thrice, followed by Shanti Path. The Welcome Speech as well as the Importance of the Day was delivered by Pranjal Das (Asst. Librarian, Junior) and then, the Invocation (Chanting of the Omkara thrice along with the Mantra) was done by Mina Tokbipi, Asst Teacher, VKV Khatkhati.
The following activities were done at BTU :
1) Loosening practice
(Bending of the Neck in 4 stages)
2) Movement of the Shoulders
3) Movement of the Trunk
4) Movement of the Knees
5) Taradasana (Standing Posture)
7) Ardha Chakrasa
8) Sitting Posture (Bhadrasana)
The Total Attendance at Bokajan Town Unit was 32.