Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of Valmiki—a famous Hindu poet best know for authoring Ramayana. The day is celebrated with meetings and shobha yatras. Free food is offered by devotees to mark the day. Prayers are recited as well. The temples of Maharshi Valmiki are attractively decorated with different flowers of a variety of colours.. The entire atmosphere is exciting to watch. At many temples of Lord Rama across India and the world, recitals of the epic are also held on this day. GD Goenka Public School, Rohini, Sector 9 remembers the great saint on this day.