Ranchi: DAV Public School, Hehal organised an English Literature Conclave for the first time on Tuesday for its students.
Dr B P Sinha, former Head of Department, English, Central University of Jharkhand was the Chief Guest while Dr Gauri Shankar Jha (Head of Department, English) Ranchi University, was the Guest of Honor along with Professor Dr Meena Sinha (Department of Mass Communication) Gossner College, Ranchi.
On this occasion, the Principal cum Assistant Regional Officer of the school, DAV Public Schools, Jharkhand Zone – B M K Sinha welcomed all the guests with medicinal plants and shawls.
Sinha said that the ‘English Literature Conclave’ is being organised in the school to promote interest in literature among children.
“This will awaken interest in literature. Now-a-days children are away from literature and do not know its importance. English literature has a big role to play in getting engineers, doctors and other posts. Literature strengthens the mind of children and they can imbibe those moral qualities in their life which lead them to greatness,” Sinha said.
Chief guest B P Sinha while addressing the children said that literature has given a new direction to the ideology of mankind. “Literature has wonderful and great power, due to which revolutionary changes are seen in the lives of children from time to time,” he said.
Dr Gauri Shankar Jha shared tips with the children to enhance reading and writing skills, while Dr Meena Sinha stressed on inculcating interest in literature among children.
Various cultural programmes were presented by the children on this occasion and Ranjan Gaurav’s book ‘Age of the Mist’ was also released.
BP Roy, Principal DAV Khalari; RK Sahu, Principal DAV Gumla; AK Mishra, Principal DAV Silli; Vivekananda Ghosh, Principal DAV Govindpur; Tanmay Banerjee, Teacher in-charge DAV Bundu; Dr Rashmi Kapila and the teachers of the English subject of the schools including Umesh Kumar Mishra, P S Das, D P Chand, N C Padih, V K Pandey, Sovan Dev, Moushmi Mazumdar were present on the occasion.