Rangoli is an art form that originates from in the Indian subcontinent, Rangolis are usually made during Diwali or Tihar, Onam, Pongal, Sankranthi and other Hindu festivals in the Indian subcontinent, and are most often made during Diwali.
Rangoli have different names based on the state and culture. Rangoli hold a significant role in the everyday life of a Hindu household especially historically when the flooring of houses were untiled. They are usually made outside the threshold of the main entrance, in the early mornings after cleaning the area. Traditionally, the postures needed to make a rangoli are a kind of exercise for women to straighten their spines. The rangoli represents the happiness, positivity and liveliness of a household, and is intended to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and good luck.
In Ramayana, Ayodhya people painted Rangoli designs to welcome Lord Rama back after fourteen years of migration in the forest. In Mahabharata, this form had been used by the Gopis in their free time. It helped them rejuvenate their mind and ease away the pain of separation from Lord Krishna.
Rangoli is a traditional form that brightens up an occasion and isb believed to be a harbinger of good luck. Beautiful patterns are created on the floor using coloured rice, flowers, coloured sand or paints. Keeping up with this thought, the talent and creativity of the students was well brought out in an Inter Class Competition
organized on 19 October 2022, for the students of the FN School secondary and higher secondary English medium and Gujarati medium. All the participants made colourful and creative Rangoli patterns. English medium students prepare rangoli the theme for the competition was ‘BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO’ or ‘SAVE GIRL CHILD’. Beautiful and creative Rangoli patterns on the theme made by the students. The students put their best foot forward and took part in the competition with zest. Innovation and creation are the words that best describe their efforts. On this occasion K.G. Section also join their Toran and Diya making activities.