World Heritage Day is celebrated in schools every year to raise awareness among students about the diversity of cultural heritage across the world and to sensitize them to protect the historical monuments, the shared wealth of humankind. On this occasion, in Rotary Public School, Gurgaon, a special Assembly was organized for the students in the form of presentation of a skit and poem recital to bring about the awareness in the youth of today to value and consider the importance of cultural heritage in their lives.
of Class VI of R.P.S. were taken on a visit to Farrukhnagar, 21 km
where they went to explore the one of India’s Heritage
Site – Sheesh Mahal which was built by the Mughal ruler Farrukh
Shah in 1711 A.D. This ancient monument is a tasteful elegance and
grandeur that is characteristics of Mughal Art and Architecture. The
students were enriched by the beautiful architecture of the Sheesh
Mahal and were informed about the various ancient monuments of the
and sites are tangible carriers of the memory of a part of the human
experience. Through their authenticity and integrity, they contribute
in their own way, to the commemoration and transmission of values
which include history. We need to reflect on how our heritage –
built and natural – can be presented to future generations in a
better condition than we inherited it in but also use this heritage
in a sustainable manner for socio-economic development of the
communities that inhabit their setting.
With this aim in their minds
and a promise to protect and preserve our heritage, the students of
Rotary Public School celebrated the day to spread the message to all.
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