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Christmas celebrations at District Jail Jammu


Director General Prisons Shri K Rajendra Kumar, IPS, viewing the Christmas celebrations at District Jail Amphalla, Jammu


School Students performing at District Jail Amphalla, Jammu during Christmas celebrations

Jammu - J&K, December 9th '2013: To mark the celebrations of Christmas an effervescent function was organised with delight and religious fervour for the Jail inmates at the District Jail, Jammu, Amphalla by the Presentation Convent High School, Gandhi Nagar and St. Peter’s Higher Secondary School, Karan Bagh, Jammu. The Director General of Prisons Shri K Rajendra Kumar, IPS, was the Chief Guest and Shri Dinesh Sharma, Superintendent District Jail Jammu, was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. During the function students presented cultural extravaganza and various cultural items like carols, dance and skit were performed by them wherein they exhibited the true spirit of Christmas. Both male and female inmates participated in games during the programme and prizes were distributed among the winners

The Director General of Prisons in his speech emphasised on universal brotherhood and forgiveness. He said that we must strive hard to bring peace in our lives and in the lives of those connected to us to make the world a better place to live in. He also gave his good wishes to the inmates for the coming year and encouraged them to turn the new leaf and make a start towards a better life. He also congratulated the organisers and students who performed during the Programme for celebrating Christmas among the inmates with gaiety.
Sweets were distributed among the inmates by the Director General of Prisons and senior faculty members of Presentation Convent Hr. Secondary School. It was a festivity like atmosphere and prisoners sung patriotic songs and Bhajans.

The Christmas programme brought joy in the famished hearts of the inmates.

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