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The Unveiling of the Statue by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh






The TonsBridge School is more than just an educational institution- it is a celebration of values, and a commitment to the generations of excellence that has inspired us. In keeping with our core principles and ideologies, The TonsBridge School witnessed the grand unveiling of the statue of India’s First Chief of Defence Staff, General (Late) Bipin Rawat.

How the Day Proceeded

As one of the Best Boarding Schools in Dehradun, the stage was set to welcome some of the nation’s finest leaders. To set the stage in motion, Shri. Pushkar Singh Dhami, the esteemed Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, along with Shri. Vijay Nagar, Chairman of The TonsBridge School, welcomed Chief Guest Shri. Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Defence, Govt. of India.

In a mesmerizing display of devotion, our guests of honour, partook in the Hawan, symbolizing our deep faith and reverence. Following the solemn ceremony, the statue of the CDS General (Late) Bipin Rawat was unveiled amidst a beautiful shower of floral tributes.

Closing Notes

The Chief Guest affirmed the school’s values by administering the Annual Oath to the 12th graders, who pledged to serve the nation, respect their elders, care for their mental and physical health, and honour India’s rich culture and history.

Echoing his sentiments, the Chief Guest, Shri. Rajnath Singh, extended his appreciation for the school’s vision and dedication to provide the highest educational standards to its students. This commitment has made us one of the Top Boarding Schools in Dehradun. He encouraged the students to embrace the Indian culture, values and ethos, and not only imbibe the same but also apply in their daily lives.

The beautiful ceremony, in its closing moments, addressed Shri. Pushkar Dhami and the Former Chief Minister Shri. Trivendra Singh Rawat, honouring their presence, while the School’s Chairman, Shri. Vijay Nagar, presented the Chief Guest with a memento and a hand-painted portrait of him.

The programme concluded with a final vote of thanks by the School’s Director, Mr. Shailendra Benjamin. Other distinguished attendees who graced the occasion were Mr. Harendra Bhatt, the State President of BJP, several army veterans, and the staff and the students of several other schools.

The welcome speech exuded grace and dignity as Shri. Vijay Nagar expressed his profound gratitude to Shri. Rajnath Singh and the guests for their presence and partaking in a moment bound to be recorded in history books. He acknowledged their shared history and his longstanding association with CDS General (Late) Bipin Rawat. The touching speech accompanied by an enchanting recital of his self-composed poem honoured the veteran soldier’s memory and the ideals he stood for.

More about The TonsBridge School

With the stunning Himalayas as the all-encompassing backdrop of the school, The TonsBridge School is situated amid awe-inspiring nature. Its vast flora and fauna keep the students’ minds rejuvenated and curious. It has also been the hub of excellence, with its stellar faculty and excellent boarding facilities. With close surveillance and a knack for teaching students essential life skills and independence, The TonsBridge Schools is one of the Best Boarding Schools in Dehradun.