In order to deepen the spirit of patriotism in the student-teachers and infuse in them the honour for national heritage, Innocent Hearts College of Education Jalandhar organized an educational trip to Golden Temple, Durgiana Mandir, Jallianwala bagh and Sada Pind situated at Amritsar on March 30, 2018. At the beginning of the journey, Principal Dr. Arjinder Singh directed the student-teachers that apart from having fun, they should observe all the details during their trip and note down the facts for integrating pedagogical contents with the field.
It was a good opportunity for the teacher-educators and student-teachers to explore new places like Sada pind with heritage theme, analyze historical roots at Jallainwala bagh and also relate religion with culture at Golden temple and Durgiana Mandir, which indeed have historical significance too.
They had fun and enjoyed the village spectacle at Sada Pind and experienced for some time the way their ancestors lived. Small mud houses with artistic paintings, cows, goats, small lanes, traditional shops, the open environment was like being in the lap of nature. All enjoyed the typical Punjabi taste of makki di roti, sarson ka saag with lassi. The melodious folklore and dancing kept all enthralled. After visiting this virtual ancient Punjabi village, the student-teachers and teacher-educators experienced the peaceful bliss of Harmandir Sahib. The antic Central Sikh museum gave an exalted feeling. After drinking holy water and having langer the students moved on to grasp the facts at Jallianwala bagh and Durgiana mandir. The student-teachers took pledge at Jallianwala Bagh to preserve, protect and transmit the Punjabi culture and heritage. It was really a fantastic trip.