“Literature is the immortality of speech” A good man once said.
On 16th November a team of 8 students - Mansi Agarwal, Tisha Jain, Aastha Sancheti, Tirtha Ajith, Aeshiti Patel, Simran Awasthi, Chhavi Lunia and Sakshi Singhvi accompanied by their teacher escort, Mrs Sunita Gupta, left for the IPSC Literature Fest from 16th to 18th November 2017, organized by Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur. As they entered the portals of MGD, their faces were lit with confidence, hope and promise of gaining meaningful experience.
Later that evening a Workshop on Story Telling was organized which was to be attended by all the participating schools. The schools which participated were Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior; Scindia School, Fort Gwalior; The Doon School, Dehradun; The Assam Valley School; Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi; The Daly College, Indore; L K Singhania Education Centre, Gotan ; Rajmata Krishna Kumari Girls’ Public School, Jodhpur and the host school Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur.
The same evening a couple of events were organized for the Ice Breaking Ceremony. The next two days were action packed with various events taking place at different venues. All events were broadly classified into two categories. In the English category, there were competitions like - What’s the Good Word, Poetry Writing, Speak Your Mind i e English Debate, Twisted Tales and Double Trouble. Events under the Hindi Category were Hindi Debate, Vigyapan Nirman, Kavita Ki Natkiya Prastuti and Yatra Vitrant. It was a proud moment when Mansi Agarwal, Astha Sancheti and Tirsha Jain won the 1st Position in Vigyapan Nirman. Mansi Agarwal also won the prize for being the ‘Best Speaker’ in Hindi Debate (Preliminary Round) and Second Position in Kavita Ki Natkiya Prastuti. Chhavi Lunia and Sakshi Singhvi won the Second Position in What’s the Good Word.