Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar, celebrated its 82nd Founder’s Day


Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar, celebrated its 82nd Founder’s Day on 05 December 2023, honouring the 122nd birth anniversary of Pt. Girdhari Lal Salwan Ji, the founder of Salwan Education Trust. The event harmoniously blended reverence, reflection, and celebration, as the school united to honour the founder’s enduring legacy and reaffirm its commitment to education and service principles instilled by Pt. Girdhari Lal Salwan Ji over eight decades ago.

The event was graced by Shri Bharat Salhotra, Chairperson SPSMV, Shri Siddharth Sathenapally, Managing Committee Member, Shri Rajeev Maikhuri and Shri Shashi Bhushan, PTA Members, Maj Gen Ajay Khandpur (Retd.), Director SPSMV, Capt Richa Sharma Katyal (Retd.), Principal, teachers, and staff.

The day commenced with a spiritually charged havan ceremony, followed by a special assembly featuring heartfelt prayers, the soul-stirring Salwan Song, reflecting shared values. Students paid homage to Pt. Girdhari Lal Salwan Ji’s visionary spirit, through poetry, led to an engaging talk on his life and contributions. The talk reiterated the Salwan Education Trust’s dedication to nation-building through education   over the past 82 years.

The enlightening address of the Principal, drew parallels between the founder’s vision and present institutional values, emphasising the school’s commitment to academic excellence and holistic student development.

The event showcased a spectacular dance performance, blending Kathak and Bharatnatyam, symbolising the school’s devotion to preserving traditional dances and celebrating cultural heritage. The assembly concluded with a powerful National Anthem rendition followed by dignitaries planting saplings, highlighting the school’s commitment to sustainability. In a heartwarming gesture, a Langar was organised for the MTS staff, fostering a sense of inclusivity and community spirit.The event ended on a note of hope, growth, and a renewed dedication to the legacy of Pt. Girdhari Lal Salwan Ji.

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