In order to give tribute to the great scholar and
philosopher, Swami Vivekananda, The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
has announced an 'Expression Series' programme on January 11 and January 12.Basically,
in this programme, a student can submit an essay, poem or drawing on any of the
A circular issued by
D T Sudharsan Rao, CBSE joint secretary and in-charge (academic and training)
said that the Central Board of Secondary Education proposed an expression
series on Swami Vivekananda in order to pay tribute to this great scholar and
philosopher. He was born on 12 January 1863 and died on 4 July 1902. He was
regarded as the greatest sons of India as he motivated people through his beliefs
education, dedication, life-goal and knowledge.
The competition to submit essays, poems, drawings is only
for students of CBSE-affiliated schools. It is divided into three parts- Class
1 to 5, Class 6 to 8 and Class 9 and 10. As per the circular, a prize of Rs
2500 will be given to best 36 entries and each one will get a merit and
certificate for participation.
The mode is simple; students can participate through schools
or by submitting their entries online through the website.
Expression Series are organized by the Central Board of
Secondary Education on great leaders of India with a purpose to develop
students and to make them realize and aware about the sacrifices made by men
and women who selflessly served for their nation. The current independent India
is due to the efforts of these leaders who worked towards building our nation
and through this initiative CBSE seeks to aim at higher participation of