Nov | 2017
School is a place where children are always learning new things about the world. Celebrations of all festivals in a school are one of the major activities which enable them to develop an awareness of the world around them, and the traditions and customs of different people living around them. It’s the participation in such occasions that helps the child develop a desire to understand the culture of others and respect them. Moreover celebration of different religious festivals, also builds a sense of tolerance and acceptance of various forms of worship within them. In all, it helps in shaping tomorrow’s global citizen who is healthier in spirit and strength of mind. Eid ul-Fitr is seen as a day that brings people together. Muslims look forward to this day as an occasion of peace, happiness and festivity. It's seen as a day for special prayers. On this day, some people also visit burial grounds to pay respect to the departed souls - this is a custom which is known as ziyarat-al-qubur.