या देवी सर्व भूतेषु शक्ति रूपेण सर्वदा
नमस्तस्ये नमस्तस्ये नमस्तस्ये नमोः नमः
To invoke the blessings of Maa Durga the the students of Presidium celebrated the beginning of the nine day festival of Navratri. The celebration started by seeking the blessings from Goddess Durga to protect Presidians from evils. Students were told about the importance of nine days of Navratri. Students of grade 4 presented the nine forms of Goddess Durga and told their significance. A special prayer was sung by the choir group of the school coupled with a special dance performance. On this auspicious day, students sought the blessings of the Goddess of Power, who steers us away from the vexation of life.