KOHIMA, Aug 15(NEPS): Members of the Lions Club of Kohima (LCK) led by its president Lion Tali Jamir marked Indian Independence Day by visiting differently abled students of the Cherry Blossoms School, Kohima on August 15 today. The visit to the School was part of the 69thAnniversary of the Indian Independence Day Celebrations. After a short service, the Club’s Members distributed towels to each students of the School.
Appreciating the service rendered by the Principal and her team for the differently abled students, LCK President Tali Jamir told the parents who were also present during the visitation program at the School that they should not feel otherwise of having their children disabled. “These disabled students are more abled than the abled ones,” he told the parents. “Because,they are having extra-ordinary sensitive nature given by God and once they learn, it will be there forever.”
He also thanked Purnima Kayina, Headmistress and other teachers of the Cherry Blossoms School, for rendering valuable services and bringing the disabled children up to abled ones through their teachings in the institution.He called upon the parents to understand the difficulties the teachers underwent and respect their contributions.
Senior Club Member Lion Maren Paul also spoke on the occasion.
Headmistress Purnima Kayina briefed the Club Members about the School history and the present position. She disclosed that they were having about 200 students including 30 differently abled ones. She said the School was established in 2007.
After the service, the Club Members, the students,teachers, and parents had lunch together in the School.