On Thursday, 16th
May 2019, the Inter House English Drama Competition was held for classes I-V.
The theme of the competition was Father’s Day, to recognize and reflect on just
how much our fathers contribute to our lives. The students of all the four
houses beautifully presented fathers as pillars of strength, support and
The first play of the
competition ‘Love You Father’ was presented by Bose House and showcased how for
fathers of today, gender does not determine the division of labour at home. Apart
from providing for the family, fathers are also parenting partners and take
equal responsibility for their home.
To care for those who
once cared for us is one of the highest honors. Presenting this, we had Tilak
House next with their play ‘The Wooden Bowl’. They
highlighted the importance of spending time with our fathers because one day,
when we look up from our phones, they won’t be there anymore.
Being a father isn’t
easy, especially nowadays. A father makes sure that his family’s needs are
addressed across the board and looks for ways to provide for his family
financially, even when it is hard to. Exhibiting this, we had Tagore House next,
with their play ‘Fathers’.
tale, we had Shastri House ending the competition with their play ‘Nachiket’ depicting
Nachiket as a dutiful son, as a son who braved all odds to win back the
affection of his father.
Tilak House was
adjudged the winner of the competition, followed by Shastri, Tagore and Bose
House. Mrs Ayushi Sharma, Director, AIS Pilkhuwa, addressed the students about
the importance of fathers, how their work is endless and often at times,
thankless. And how in the end, it shows in the sound, well-adjusted children they raise. The competition ended with the