Venue: Utkal Mandap, Bhubaneswar
Students from across the state gathered at Bhanja Kala Mandap, Bhubaneswar to get inculcated with the value of peace and social harmony on 31st Jan 2010. A galaxy of eminent personalities like: Fr. P.T. Samuel(Inauguration), Swami Agnivesh, Prof. Dr. jagmohan Singh, Sandeep Pandey(Chair), Swami Sibachidananda, Swami Sibachidananda, Prof. ram puniyani, Justice Choudhary, Sister Lily, Miss Awala(Manipur), Dipali Bhanot, Father Nitya Sharma, Mr. Asit, Mr. Zilani, Major Ebrahim, S.S. Akhtar, Feroz Mithubalwala, Shatriji, Dr Bhagbanprakash, Aryabhusan Bharadwaj, Jugal kishore shastri, A.V.Swami, Aditya Pattanaik, Ziauddin Mahmood addressed the students on the theme of peace and social harmony in a simple, lucid and interactive way.
A complete interaction session was undertaken after the distinguished panelist delivered their speech. The students questioned the distinguished on different issues relating to peace and social harmony. Some students also asked some personal query on different aspect related to education to the guests.
The programme started with Akshya Kumar welcoming all the distinguished guests and students from all schools and colleges about the purpose of the convention. The convention proceeded with Presentation from students from different schools and institutions in music, dance and dialogue, instrumentals to promote unity, integrity, peace and social harmony. The students also displayed the art creations prepared by them on the theme of peace and social harmony. The venue was enthralled with the joy and slogans of the 2,500 students from different schools and colleges. The following schools and institutions participated in the programme.
Stewart School, Bhubaneswar, Stewart School, Cuttack, KISS, Bhubaneswar,DAV Public school Unit-8, ,DAV Public school,CS Pur, Sayeed Seminary, Cuttack, New Stewart School Cuttack, Thomshon Women Training , Cuttack, Burkely Girls High School, Cuttack, Bhakta Madhu Sikhya Kendra, Cuttack, Vivekanda Sikhya Kenda, Kapilaprasad, Sraswati Bidya Bhawan, Bhubaneswar, Vivekananda High school S Vihar,Bhubaneswar, Sivananda Centenary Boys High School, Khandagiri, Aurobindo Integral School, Bhubaneswar, Mother Public School Unit-1, Bhubaneswar, NSS & NCC cadres of Utkal University, Students and teachers from Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khurda and Bhadrakh.
At the end of the programme certificate and mementos were distributed as a mark of participation in the debate and drawing competitions. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Shri Aditya pattanaik.