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Students stage ‘Ali Baba and 40 Thieves’ at Olympus High 

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 19 May: The Olympus High School celebrated its 20th Annual Day in its premises, here, today. The Principal, Anuradha Malla, and the Managing Director, Kunal Shamshere Malla, welcomed the Chief Guest retired IPS officer Renuka Mattoo, and Guest of Honour, SSP, Dehradun, Nivedita Kukreti on the occasion.
Commencing the event, the choir of Olympus High presented the school song. A prize distribution ceremony was also held on the occasion. The prizes were given away by Renuka Mattoo and Kunal Shamshere Malla.
Students from KG to class 12 who stood first in their class were honoured on the occasion. Maliha Malla and Shourya Negi were awarded for their performance in cultural activities. Vertika Pundeer got an award for public speaking. Ragini Pant got the title of Scholar of the Year. Anuradha Malla declared Angkit Dutta the All Rounder of the School, and Manjula Negi from the staff was felicitated for completing 10 years of service.
The play, ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves’, was also staged on the occasion. The show was directed by Kunal Malla. He has also given voiceover for the lead. Ali Baba was portrayed by Deepanshu Yadav. The younger Marjina was essayed by Aahna Maliha, while the elder one was performed by Maliha. Zafar, the leader of the 40 thieves, was played by Mukul Tyagi.
The popular Arabian tale that took place in Baghdad revolves around the protagonist Ali Baba. It shows how he marries a poor woman and becomes a woodcutter. Once at work, he hears a group of 40 thieves visiting their treasure trove in a cave which is sealed by magic.