The 70th Independence Day of our country was celebrated in school with great enthusiasm and patriotic zeal. The Chief Guest, Mrs. Kamal Yadav, Patron, hoisted the National Flag and took the salute. The programme started with a speech about the significance of 15th August, which should not be considered ‘just another holiday’. This was followed by patriotic songs by students of Classes V to VII. An energetic Aerobics performance was put by students of Class VA. A patriotic poem was then recited by Nikhil of class IXB. To conclude the function, students of class X performed a beautiful dance on the vibrant number, ‘Rang de Basanti’.
In her closing address, the Chief Guest, Mrs. Kamal Yadav, exhorted the students to work hard towards attaining freedom from all the evils affecting our society. Only then can we truly call ourselves citizens of a free and independent country.