Doon International School, Mohali: The Tribune India

As part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, an inter-school English declamation contest was held at the school. About fifty students from different schools of tricity took part in the competition. The judges for the event were Asha Sharma and Bhupinder Kaur. Young scholars presented a new approach to understanding the meaning of freedom in the modern era. Their perspectives, ranging from freedom of spirit to being a global asset, touched on many critical aspects of freedom in the personal, social, and political realms. Principal Simrita Mann expressed the need for holistic language skills and effective communication between students in order to succeed in life. In the junior category, Manya Chamoli from Manav Mangal Smart Wonders school, Zirakpur won the first position. Nikunj Khurana from Bhavan Vidhyalaya School, Panchkula, and Shreeansh Thakur from Shemrock Sr Sec School, Mohali shared second place. Ransher Singh Mann from Doon International School, Mohali, and Vivaan from Saupin’s School, Panchkula shared third place. In the senior category, Aadya Sharma from St Joseph’s Sr Sec School, Chandigarh secured first place. Shubh Kumar from Manav Mangal School in Zirakpur and Rishika Bhatia from Delhi Public School shared the second prize. Jiyaa Gupta from Chitkara International School, Chandigarh and Devangi from Doon International School, Mohali shared the third prize. The winners received trophies and certificates. Principal Ira Bogra congratulated the winners.