- City's premier residential school Miles Bronson celebrated its silver jubilee celebrations with style, flair and panache with a series of programs today which also coincided with Parents Day Celebrations. The newly constructed school gate was inaugurated by Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta,IPS ,Additional Director General of Police ,Assam. Mr. Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta was accorded a rousing reception by the school cultural troupe as they were decked in their traditional best showcasing the rich cultural heritage of North East India. The inaugural function was chaired by Archana Pande, Principal City Montessori School, Lucknow, along with Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta as Chief Guest, lead exponent of Multiple Natures, author of well known best sellers Solving the Ice cream Dilemma, The 10 Laws of Learning Mr. Steven Rudolph as Guest Speaker. An audio visual presentation on 25 Years of Glorious Excellence of Miles Bronson Residential School left everyone spell bound. In his address, Founder and Principal Dr.Nripen Kumar Dutta went nostalgic as he apprised all about the genesis of the school starting with the challenge of venturing to set up a purely boarding school in India’s remote North East was as alien as the region two and a half decades back. He dwelt at length on the initial challenges including accommodation, manpower induction. With surging demand for more the school was shifted to its permanent site at Borjhar in 2002.The school could grow rapidly as it could validate parental and guardian trust by offering the best in education in a purely boarding environment. Chief Guest, Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta in his speech talked about the importance of availing a life enriching experience in a purely boarding school .Chief Guest Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta spoke about the role of inculcating the social quotient, a quality which would make an individual fit to be a member of society and understand the importance of shared living with high civic values. He also released a six page supplement of the school which has been featured in the esteemed IT magazine Digital Learning. Board toppers in the CBSE Class X and XII examinations were awarded prizes by him. Distinguished social activist, Ramon Magsaysay awardee Dr.Kiran Bedi in her video message spoke about the importance to usher in excellence through gratitude. Stressing the need to have a very high degree of intra-personal skill, she appealed to all students to be resilient physically and overcome the hurdles. Well known career counselor Mr. Steven Rudolph explained in detail the exciting and emerging domain by synergizing Multiple Intelligences with Multiple Natures in charting one’s career choice to have the career choice. He also presented the Best House Award. Principal of a school with more than forty five thousand students in a single city, UNESCO peace prize winner City Montessori School, Lucknow Chairperson Archana Pande regaled the audience with her wit and humour. She asked students to take the lead and be a part of meaningful change and take charge of the future with responsibility. She also awarded the Best Sports Students (Boy and Girl) for the academic session 2012-13. The star studded cultural night saw pulsating musical performance as a glittering display of music at its best unfolded. The session began with school students presenting a rich repertoire of songs, mime, dance and musical presentation. Acclaimed music director, singer and composer Chirantan Bhatt presented songs from his films including Zanjeer, Ragini MMS, EMI etc. Popular television, movie actor, singer Tia Bajpai who took the stage also sang many hit numbers involving the audience. The moment of reckoning came and there was peak excitement as musical sensation and winner of filmfare award winner Shalmali Kholgade belted out one hit number after another. She climaxed with her medley of hit numbers Main Pareshan, Balampchkari, Latlag gayi, Daru Desi,Tumhi,shudhh desi romance,chewing gum saba ke ho Bandhu prompting the audience to go on a dancing frenzy.