Shillong, Nov 4: On the occasion of Deepawali, SPARK organized a special programme for the underprivileged children with the prime objective to brighten the lives of these less privileged children.
As Deepawali signifies the festival of lights, through this little initiative, SPARK intend to bring light into the lives of these children and provide them a platform where they can enjoy to the fullest and forget all the burdens on their tender shoulders.
Diwali also signifies the end of evil and rise of goodness. SPARK hopes that this Diwali ends all the evil and brings goodness and positivity in the lives of all especially these underprivileged and distressed children
This Diwali was more special as the Additional Superintendent of Police, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong Supria Das joined SPARK for the celebration showing her kind concern, love and care towards these less priviledged children.
She spoke to the children about the essence of Deepawali and at the same time, also sensitized them on the safety measures to be followed while celebrating the occasion stressing more on celebrating environment friendly Diwali.
Das, also spoke on COVID 19 protocols to be strictly followed for the safety of the children as well as their dear ones.
During the celebration, lamps were lit by the children along with the Additional Superintendent of Police, with a strong belief that its light will bring brightness in the lives of every child.
The children recited a prayer asking for God’s blessing and support. She also provided light refreshment to the children and gifted them some clothes.
Other attractions of the programme were some games, dance performance and other recreational activities. The children also made colorful rangoli.
Altogether 100 children participated in the programme at Bara Bazaar Slum and Rangmen Centres of SPARK maintaining proper distancing.