Spring Daleans urge masses to shun use of Chinese Kite String;
Adopt high standards of hygiene
On the eve of Lohri celebrations, which witness passionate kite flying that has, of late become synonymous with the deadly Chinese Kite String that claims several lives every year, the students of Spring Dale Senior School, associated with the Health and Wellness Club of the school, issued an appeal to the masses to shun the use of the lethal twine.
Giving details, Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that a poster making activity, highlighting the importance of maintaining high standards of health and hygiene and an appeal to the masses to shun the use of Chinese kite strings, was held on this occasion.
“The participants sat in the formation of kites to stress the association of the kite flying activity with Lohri to urge the masses to use only the locally manufactured kite string to prevent untoward incidents from spoiling the exuberant joy that marks the festival,” he said.
Wishing the staff, students and the families associated with the school on the occasion of Lohri, Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Senior School, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Managing Trustee, Spring Dale Educational Society, said that the festival is one of the most important among those celebrated in Punjab, hence, every measure should be taken to ensure that it is observed with the least shadow of misfortune.
“The school is committed to regularly organizing such activities to spread awareness against the use of the ‘dragon string’ and to urge the masses to stay happy and healthy by observing the highest standards of health and hygiene,” they said.
Spring Dale Senior School