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Cricket Legend Kapil Dev Sends Inspirational Message to Bishop Cotton School Students

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Guest Lecture by Entrepreneur Shailendra Singh Energizes Bishop Cotton School, Shimla

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, witnessed an electrifying event on Friday, 17 May 2024, when businessman and entrepreneur Shailendra Singh delivered a guest lecture to the students in Irwin Hall. The event was marked by a special message from cricket legend Kapil Dev, adding a touch of inspiration and excitement.

Kapil Dev’s Uplifting Message

The boys of BCS, from Class 8 onwards, were thrilled when Shailendra Singh, the mind behind Mumbai’s Sunburn festival, played a video message from his friend, Kapil Dev. The cricket legend encouraged the students to enjoy their studies without feeling stressed or pressured. The hall resonated with cheers as Kapil Dev’s words echoed through the room, creating a memorable moment for all present.

Future Collaborations Announced by BCS Director

The Director of BCS expressed his admiration for Shailendra Singh’s vibrant personality and extensive network, stating, “Shailendra must be one of the most well-connected people in India. We hope he will bring Kapil Dev with him on his next visit. His genuine kindness and boundless energy made him a big hit with the boys. His refusal to turn down any challenge is an example to all of us. We are very grateful for his support and look forward to working with him on various exciting projects in the future.”

Shailendra Singh’s Inspirational Journey

Shailendra Singh’s speech was a source of great inspiration. He candidly shared his struggles with academics and his early dreams of playing cricket for India. His journey of overcoming obstacles and finding success in other fields resonated deeply with the students. He emphasized the importance of dreaming big and not letting anyone deter them from their goals, especially in a rapidly growing India. His humorous and engaging storytelling kept the audience entertained and motivated.

A special thanks was extended to Old Cottonian Mr. Raman Khanna (Batch of 1967) for facilitating this inspiring interaction. His efforts in bringing Shailendra Singh to the school provided the students with invaluable insights and motivation.

The event underscored the importance of perseverance, passion, and the power of dreams, leaving a lasting impact on the young minds at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla.

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