Hyderabad: Themed ‘Save the Nature’, the cultural festival organised by Little Flower High School ‘MoLiCul Fest-2019’, had an overwhelming presence of around 1,600 students drawn from 30 schools spread over five States, including Telangana State, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.

They all vied for honours in the competitions that were held as part of the festivities.

Marking the culmination and bringing the curtains down on the four-day pulsating event was Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundarajan.

Addressing the students, parents, members of the Organising Committee and staff of the host school, Dr. Soundarajan touched the right chords while pointing out the importance of working with diligence and being committed to whatever one aspires to achieve in their life.

Save Nature, Governor urges students

Reflecting on her career path, she was nonchalant while stating “I have reached this place, not because I am some extraordinary person, but because I am an ordinary person, who is doing her work with full commitment and in an extraordinary way.”

Underscoring the importance of saving nature and striving for eco-balance, and how the students could go about on this mission, she said, “We should all understand the importance of Nature. Instead of looking at our phones, we should start enjoying nature in all its divine splendour.”

Ms. Ann Omen, General Secretary of the fest said, “This year’s theme was aimed at addressing the critical effects of climate change and to foster ecological harmony. The different competitions in which students participated were all nature-oriented.”

Gracing the occasion were luminaries associated with Montfront Brothers of Saint Gabriel Schools, including Superior General, Manfort Brothers of St. Gabriel, Rome, Rev. Bro. John Kallarckal; Principal Supervisor of Hyderabad Province, Rev. Bro. Bala Showry; Principal Supervisor of Pune Province, Rev. Bro. Jaico Gervasis and Education Convenor of Hyderabad Province Rev. Bro. Rayappa Reddy.

Aiswarya Sriram

Aiswarya Sriram is a budding multimedia journalist and is currently working for NewsMeter as a "Factcheck Freelancer". A graduate from Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) Bangalore, Aiswarya has earlier worked with The Logical Indian and has interned with Republic TV. Aiswarya, a Tamilian who was born and brought up in Mumbai, loves to do rural reporting. She has visited Byadgi Taluk of Karnataka, to write about the issues faced by chilli factory workers there, earlier in 2019. A craft enthusiast, Aiswarya also does quilling, painting and glass work. On her off-days, she loves to read crime-thrillers and watch anime. She primarily reports on civic issues, GHMC, human-interesting features, and fact-checking video stories.

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