Mangaluru, Sep 15: The Kindergartners of St Aloysius Gonzaga School here dedicated a day specially for grandparents on September 15.
Dr Kasturi Mohan Pai, former professor of Medicine, KMC, AJIMS and Govt.Wenlock Hospital was the chief guest of the programme. Usha Pai and Dr Kasturi Mohan Pai are the proud grandparents of Dhvani Ananth Pai of class I and Diva Ananth Pai of class Vl, studying in St Aloysius Gonzaga School.
A great personality with many accreditations to his credit, Dr Kasturi Mohan Pai, said that the role of grandparents is very important and they need to instill good culture, values and habits in the little ones who are the future of our world. He gave a call to the grandparents to shower their love on their grandchildren, there is no better medicine than a hug.
The principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ emphasized the importance of grandparents and said that the grandparents share an emotional bond with their grandchildren which cannot be compared to anything else in this world. The little Gonzagaites expressed their love and compassion towards grandparents through a scintillating cultural programme which was applauded by everyone. It was a delightful moment for the grandparents to watch their grandchild perform on the stage.
Adora Lorraine D'Souza of KG-II highlighted the significance of Grandparents’ Day. Deepa Sequeira conducted fun-filled games for the enthusiastic grandparents. Veronica D'Souza welcomed the gathering. Averyl Rebello proposed a vote of thanks and Rashmi compered the programme. Vice principal Laurel D'Souza and Kindergarten-coordinator Aparna Suresh were present during the programme. As many as 200 grandparents participated in the celebration and were greeted with flowers and greeting cards. Overall, it was a memorable day for the grandparents to cherish down memory lane.