• Celebrating a reunion at the Alma Mater with a Fancy Fair
  • Fancy Fair - a day to openly be the child we carefully conceal away from the world
  • Fancy Fair - a day to hog to the heart's content!
  • Fancy Fair - a day to indulge in some games for fun...
  • Fancy Fair - a perfect day for a mock race, jumping the gun!
  • Fancy Fair - just take a chair and play it cool ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Most of all, Fancy Fair is the day to shine with all your fancy moves
  • To forget the worries of the world and put on your dancing shoes ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Fancy Fair - dancing, resting, and dancing some more!
  • The energy and enthusiasm was palpable!
  • Oakgrovians young and younger ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Burning up the dance floor!
  • The current bunch at OG were more than awesome!
  • The current bunch at OG were more than awesome!
  • Age no bar, sex no bar, dance baar baar ๐Ÿ™‚
  • As I said, age no bar...
  • There was no stopping 'em that afternoon
  • Giving 'em all a few lessons in bindaas jhatkaas ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Swaying together, move for move!
  • Such unadulterated joy on their faces ๐Ÿ™‚
  • The joy of being home, being free, being themselves ๐Ÿ™‚
  • From one end to the other, the valley was a picture of fun, frolic, laughter
  • A bunch of students from St. George's College were also invited to attend the Fair
  • Amid the dancing, contemplating on a sedentary life ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • Away from the dancing, there were many a meetings of the heart
  • Lots of love, many hugs, warm and affectionate
  • Brothers in arms, batch of 1990
  • Kolkata bonding, the most mishti of them all ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Sunil Kumar (1985) visiting his school after decades
  • Juyal ma'am, erstwhile HMBS and Pol. Sc. teacher
  • Mrs. Juyal meeting the lovely bunch from 1996
  • Boys bond forever - OG in their veins!
  • Gentlemen from across Oak Grove generations
  • Meeting our idols - 1990 batch with S. Jaggi (1981)
  • Heartwarmingly wonderful people everywhere
  • Stalwarts, all! Rocking the Reunion, like always!
  • Adonis with the young apprentice ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Bangalore mates, Ankita and Manab.
  • The youngest boys, not a shade over seventeen ๐Ÿ™‚
  • 1991 batch settles down for the next thing to commence
  • Yes, you got it - it was Tambola time ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Our favourite and familiar conductor, Mr. Vinay Kumar!
  • The numbers rolled out thick and fast!
  • There was much curiosity and interest in the senior pros
  • Playing in bunches, checking each other's tickets edgily
  • And some who didn't make all that much of it ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Mahira worked on her father's tickets patiently till the end
  • At the end of the round of Tambola, before focusing on...
  • Ice cream!
  • Yes, yes! It was Ice Cream ๐Ÿ™‚
  • A few moments of bonding, and we were ready...
  • ...to hit the dance floor once again with full gusto!
  • Yup, it was time for another energetic, extended round of movers and shakers
  • Plenty of naagins were canvassing the valley that day ๐Ÿ™‚
  • The Mumbai ka maanus caught hold of the best dancer in BS
  • Other BS mates were busy stepping up their game too!
  • Super seniors stormed the gates of dance-land in numbers ๐Ÿ™‚
  • So much hippy, so much happy - Saumya shows them how it's done!
  • Thank God for some brotherly love ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Some days you break a leg, some days you sit and watch ๐Ÿ˜€
  • And what better way to watch than with beautiful people?
  • Batch of 1996 taking a well-deserved break from the mad dancing
  • When the photographer gets pulled in for some love
  • 2011 batchmates join the group picture brigade
  • Here's presenting the batch of 2014
  • Things getting splashy wet on the dance floor!
  • The staff and students were in it together
  • The birthday girl, Ms. Anuradha Sharma, shaking a leg!
  • Moves, expressions and all - Mr. Pandey, Principal, OG!
  • The tempo was building up to a crescendo
  • She was so into it! Singing along, moving to the beat!
  • Susmita was in her elements too, all grace and joy!
  • Here's a junior picking up a few moves from a senior
  • A few seniors spent longer with the camera instead
  • The big boy, Mr. Singh, shakes a leg with his students
  • Ms. Sharma doing The Breakup song with the Principal
  • A perfect day's dancing finally comes to a perfect end
  • It was time for the last activity of the day
  • It was time for the Raffle draw! Fingers crossed, everyone ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Hope was in the air, everywhere you looked ๐Ÿ™‚
  • The old studentsโ€™ contingent settled in for the draw
  • Someone was keen to lift that Juicer/Mixer/Grinder ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Others were happy to just spend moments with friends
  • Recent old boys were happy to try their luck too!
  • Hoping, praying, wishing for a miracle...
  • Biting their nails in anticipation...
  • Keeping the faith amid a bit of gloom
  • Here's one for the camera, a'la SRK ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Just like that, it was all over!
  • Bits of paper was all we were left with ๐Ÿ™‚
  • It was time for the last few pictures in the valley
  • One for the senior boys, one with the senior boys ๐Ÿ™‚
  • The photographers bandwagon winds up from the valley
  • The evening sky, as special as the gala night at Brentwood!
  • The setting & the company - classy, the evening - classic!
  • Beautiful people, everywhere the eye could see ๐Ÿ™‚
  • The rockstar and the rising star ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Frame full of love ๐Ÿ™‚
  • All elegance and poise!
  • Stalwarts, all - our most loved seniors!
  • Mumbai chela meets NCR guru, badmaashi shuru ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Only a matter of time before we hit the dance floor!
  • The 1990 batch shaking a leg with Sunny sir
  • We like to move it, move it!
  • A calm pose amid the melee for our ladies' man!
  • Meanwhile, on the dance floor, all is fun!
  • Handsome, beautiful, happy Oakgrovians...
  • There was much joy on the floor till the music lasted!
  • Grooving on till it was almost midnight!
  • Bringing the dancing to a close, it was time for dinner
  • Saving some frames to reminisce about and cherish
  • Bidding goodbye to a lovely second day at ReU2017

October 28 was the second day of the 4th Worldwide Oak Grove School Reunion, 2017.

To keep things simple, let us just call it The Day of The Dancersย 

The day started with Old Oakgrovians descending upon the valley to celebrate Fancy Fair with their classmates, seniors, juniors and members of staff. At the valley, it was a simple routine – eat, dance, rest, repeatย 

After a full day of rejoicing in school, the visitors retreated to Mussoorie to partake in a gala dinner organised at Hotel Brentwood later that evening. Predictably, the dancing continued there!

This album is the second of a three-part series, documenting a pictorial recollection of the official events of the second day of ReU2017. During the course of the day, numerous detours were taken by the visiting students to various parts of the campus. However, this album doesnโ€™t cover those visits in any detail.

We hope these pictures will serve as a nostalgic refresher for all who attended the Reunion, and as an insight into the events for those who could not make it to school this time.

A similar album will shortly follow with details of Day 3. Thank you for your patienceย 

These photographs were posted on the OGS Mussoorie Facebook group on November 04, 2017.ย Picture courtesy:ย Vipin Sehgal,ย Nikhil Kumar,ย Shitanshu Kumar Sharad,ย Anurag Sinhaย andย Agnom Teenup


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