“Education is the most important weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela was a South African,anti-apartheidrevolutionary political leader and philanthropist, who served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.He was elected by a democratic system and he became the first black President to lead South Africa. He was honoured with the Nobel Peace Prizein1993.
Inspired by the life of Nelson Mandela, on 19th July 2018, Tagore house children started the morning assembly with the News headlines followed by the thought for the day. Flashing their placards theyinformed the audience that in order to honour Nelson Mandela, U.N. General Assembly declared 18 July as ‘Mandela Day’. In South Africa,this day is celebrated by people by volunteering and contributing to community service.
Tagore House children sang a beautiful and a melodious song about how each one of us is responsible for whatever actions we do. We are the master of our fate and also the captain of our soul. Therefore each one of us must do good deeds as Nelson Mandela suggested and not wait for others to do something good.
This melodious song was followed by Nelson Mandel’s famousspeech which caught the attention of the entire world. In this speech he talked about the struggle for democracy internationally and promotion of culture and peace throughout the world.
Post the assembly presentation, students of class IV and V did the morning fitness workout of ‘Zumba’ dance. The assembly concluded on a very happy note by singing the National Anthem.