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Carrying out a random act of kindness with no expectation of reward is Compassion. To instill in students this value Karuna Club was inaugurated on the 23rd of June. The programme began by invoking the blessings of the lord followed by Karuna prayer. Correspondent Shri N. Nagarajan addressed the gathering the welcomed the Chief Guest Shri K.P.G. Reddy, Vice-President Karuna International, Chennai Kendra. An auspicious beginning to this year’s Karuna Club events was the lighting of lamp which was followed by the keynote address by the Chief Guest. A vibrant dance on Karuna theme of kindness and compassion was rendered by our Vidyalaya students. All the students of classes VII and VIII took up the Karuna Pledge to follow the Karuna way of life and propagate the message to all. The programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Principal Madam Mrs. P.Vijayalakshmi.
As part of Karuna Club, 100 students of classes 7 and 8 took part in a cycle rally conducted on 22nd June. The main objective of the rally was to create awareness about the segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes. The rally was flagged off by the Principal. She was accompanied by our Vice-Principal. The students carried placards that gave key information regarding the importance of segregation of wastes. The slogans raised by them emphasized how crucial this task was as these wastes could otherwise give rise to several hazards to the environment. The students covered almost 2 km walking through the main streets of Virugambakkam. People came out of their houses to watch the rally. Roadside vendors and passers-by halted to take a look at the placards and listen to the slogans. On the whole, the rally was a huge success.