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JAMMU: With great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour, the 72nd Independence Day of India was celebrated by the educational institutions across Jammu province amidst hoisting of National Flag and organising impressive cultural programmes.
Jammu Sanskriti School (JSS) Kathua celebrated 72nd Independence Day in school premises. The FLAG hoisting was followed by patriotic song competition of all the four houses. Students of Junior Wing came in fancy dress depicted patriotism. Patriotic songs, poems, speeches etc were performed by the students.
The Chief Guest, Poonam Patel enlightened the students about our Sanskriti. Principal of the School, Shuchita Gupta and the Chief Guest, Poonam Patel unfurled the National Flag. Principal reiterated that it is our moral duty to maintain peace and integrity of the nation at all cost. She also said that right way to celebrate Independence Day is to follow the footsteps of our freedom fighters and follow our Indian culture.
Mount Litera Zee School (MLZS), Tarore celebrated Independence Day in the school premises. Chairman Dr. A.K Kapoor was the Chief Guest who hoisted the National Flag in the presence of P.B Kapoor who presided over the function. Principal, V.K Singh welcomed
the Chief Guest and other dignitaries. Flag hoisting ceremony was followed by National Anthem by the school coir group. Mount Litera band saluted the Tricolour followed by the students in their uniform. Addressing the students on the occasion Dr. A.K Kapoor motivated the students and said that discipline, punctuality and sincerity towards their work is the key to success. Managing Director P.B Kapoor and Director Rahul Kapoor also paid their tributes to the people who laid their life to get independence. Coordinator Gayika Kapoor presented vote of thanks.
DCM Public School Akhnoor celebrated Independence Day with fervour. K.P Singh, social worker, was the Chief Guest who hoisted the National Flag. Students enthralled the audience with their colourful programme. They sang the patriotic song. Chief Guest stressed to inculcate the spirit of patriotism and tried to infuse the same among the students by sharing some of his army experiences. Sat Paul Sharma (Chairman), Dheeraj Sharma (Managing Director) of the school also spoke on this occasion. A painting competition was also organised with the theme ‘Clean India’.
Management staff and students of RM Public School saluted the nation and its freedom fighters on the eve of its 72nd
Chairman of the School, Rameshwar Mengi and Trustee Rita Mengi were also present. Students presented various cultural items. Chairman Rameshwar Mengi gave message to the students why we celebrate the Independence Day and Trustee Rita Mengi encouraged the students and motivated them for their great efforts.
Carmel Convent Higher Secondary School, Kunjwani celebrated Independence Day with unprecedented patriotic fervour in the school campus. The programme began with a musical rendition of patriotic songs by the students of classes VI and VIII. This was followed
by a skit on Shaheed Bhagat Singh and an energetic dance performance. Various competitions like poetry recitation, drawing, slogan writing etc were also conducted for all the classes. School Principal, Sr. Maria Swati A.C urged them to take pride in being an Indian and reminded them of the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters. She further reiterated the need to nurture and care for the Mother Earth.
ASN Higher Secondary School, Resham Ghar, celebrated I-Day. Students performed various activities while the teachers spoke on
the importance of the day and took oath sanctity of the day for whole their life. Chairman of the School Dr. A. K Kapoor spoke in brief about the freedom struggle of India and the part play by great freedom fighter. The students were asked to brave and sincere so for as security and the owner of the country concerned. Principal, P.B Kapoor distributed sweets among the school staff and students.
Vishwa Bharati Senior Secondary School, Akalpur, Jammu celebrated 72nd Independence Day with patriotic fervour and gaiety. All the board members Prof. A.N Sadhu Chairman Academic Committee, J.L Koul Vice President, Dr. S.K Koul Secretary Vishwa Bharati J&K Units, O.P Razdan Member General Council Vishwa Bharati Women’s Welfare Institution, Prof. Annapurna Koul Principal and Bharti
Bhat Principal College of Education, teaching faculty and students were present. Prithivi Raj Manhas, former, Inspector General of Police, J&K Government was the Chief Guest and Yoginder Koul, former IGP was the Guest of Honour. Programme commenced with welcome address by Principal Prof. Annapurna Koul which was followed by power point presentation by Achint Kour, Sharika Raina and Anju Dulloo. Chief Guest traced concisely the whole history of freedom struggle and quoted how difficult it was to get freedom. He asserted that we should not take our freedom for granted but contribute a lot for its maintenance and further development. Yoginder Koul spoke about the significance of freedom and establishment of a democratic system for the welfare of all citizens of India. J.L Koul asserted that young generation should follow the footsteps of freedom fighters and work hard for the progress and prosperity of their country. The programme was anchored by the students Krishna Gupta, Samarth Sharma and vote of thanks was presented by Pamposh Nehru.
KIDZEE, a pre- school of Zee Learn Limited celebrated Independence Day at its Talab Tillo, Gandhi Nagar and Channi Himmat branches with great pomp and show.
The function started with the special assembly in which the students were dressed up in different costumes of freedom fighters and great leaders. The students and staff delivered the speech regarding the sacrifices made by the freedom fighters to make us free from the claws of the Britishers.
On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, both the branches of Model Academy were filled with patriotism and love for the country. To mark the celebration, an assemblage of events took place ranging from patriotic songs to dances and speeches. The programme started with Guard of Honour to the Chief Guest Dr. Adit Gupta, Director MIER, by Scouts and Guides and NCC Wing of the School.
Rupa Gupta, Joint Director was the Guest of Honour and other dignitaries present were Pramod Srivastava, Principal, J.K Dhiman, Vice Principal, Reeta Khanna, Incharge Junior school, Academic Managers, Conveners and Administrative officer. Students of Middle Wing masqueraded as freedom fighters.
The highlight of the programme was a skit titled ‘A Tribute to the Indian Soldiers’ by the students of Primary Wing. The students of Senior Secondary Wing presented ‘Mefilay Azaadi’.
The pre-school wing of the school, Humming Buds celebrated the day with great fervour. Children were dressed up as freedom fighters and held a musical presentation of patriotic songs and dances to spread the message of unity in diversity and peace.
Dr. Arun K Gupta and Dr. Renu Gupta, Chairman and Vice- Chairperson MIER in their message said that all of us need to rededicate ourselves to fulfill the dreams and aspirations of the founders of our nation.
Dr. Adit Gupta congratulated the staff and students and reminded them of the sacrifices made by the great freedom fighters and told them to take a pledge that we would serve our motherland with heart, body and soul and uphold the values and principles of our nation not only through words but through actions. Pramod Srivastava impressed upon the youth to walk on the path of truth, peace and brotherhood.
Earlier, Irtiqa Tariq, Head girl presented the welcome address and the Head boy, Jitender Singh proposed a vote of thanks.
The programme was compered by Hansika and Parmeeta of class 11th. The programme was co-ordinated by Manju Vali, Convener Co-Curricular committee. The programme culminated with the singing of the National Anthem.
A weeklong celebration of I-Day held in Delhi Public School Nagbani, culminated with a special assembly today. The Chief Guest, S.S Sodhi, Director DPS Nagbani, encouraged the students to value the freedom which they enjoy today. He also reminded them of the
sacrifices of our soldiers who guard the nation selflessly. He said that we should try to do every bit for the betterment of our motherland. He reminded the students of their rights and duties. He stressed on the significance of freedom and the role everyone has to play as responsible citizen of India. On this significant and patriotic occasion, the students presented a colorful spectacle of India’s vision through their performances. A wonderful skit was presented which took everyone back in time of freedom struggle which they made for achieving the independence. It was followed by a dance performance which infused the fragrance of patriotism in the environment. The Independence Day celebrations ended with felicitation ceremony wherein the young scholars were felicitated for their exemplary performances. Principal, R.K Verma appreciated the efforts of the students and teachers.
Delhi Public School (DPS) Jammu celebrated 72nd Independence Day with patriotic fervour and zeal. A cultural programme titled ‘Bharat Utsav’ was organised on the occasion. The Chief Guest Sushma Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner, Samba presided over as Chief Guest. S.S Sodhi, Director, DPS Jammu was the Guest of Honour.
Semi classical dance performance paying tribute to the nation, classical dance performance paying tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, ‘Mati Pukare’-showcasing glimpses of culture and heritage of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, patriotic poetry recitation and patriotic group song won huge applause from the audience.
Sodhi reminded the students of the sacrifices made by the great freedom fighters and urged everyone to serve their motherland with heart and soul. Sushma Chauhan asked the students to follow the path shown by our great leaders and advised them to work towards liberating India from the clutches of social evils like poverty, corruption and illiteracy.
Chief Guest and Guest of Honour released the Alumni newsletter ‘Rencontre’ on this occasion. Principal DPS Jammu, Ruchi Chabra presented the vote of thanks.
Also present on the occasion were Raj Kumar Verma, Principal, DPS Nagbani and Meenu Gupta, Headmistress, DPS Jammu among others. The programme was compered by Ikjyot Singh Gujral (XII-J) and Tarini Magotra (IX-A).
President RCT, Ajatshatru Singh and Pro Vice Chairperson, Ritu Singh expressed their greetings for Independence Day and urged the students to become responsible citizens and serve the nation wholeheartedly.
Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School Jeevan Nagar celebrated 72th Independent Day in its premises. Rameshwar Mengi, Principal of the School along with the other incharges was present on the occasion.
Student of the class 6th,7th and 8th of each house presented patriotic songs with gestures and a small acts. Prabhjeet Kour, faculty member also threw light on the occasion. Rameshwar Mengi threw light on the importance of the day and also appreciated the students and the faculty members for representing wonderful programme.
He also explained to the students contributions of the great leader for their nation and to follow the path which leads to the progress of the nation. The programme was concluded by the Main Incharge of the School, Nirmal Sharma.
Delhi Public School (DPS) Udhampur celebrated the 72nd Independence Day with great splendor, joy and respect for Mother India. The celebrations to mark this day commenced with patriotic singing, dance performances, Nukkad Natak, and an inspirational speech on Mother Land.
The Chief Guest, Ravinder Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur and the Guest of Honour, Mohd Rayees Bhat, SSP Udhampur were mesmerised to see the cultural programme putforth by the children.
The Pro Vice Chairman of the School, Dr. J.C Gupta urged the students to fight with their minds. He also motivated the students to contribute towards the progress of the nation and encouraged them to value the importance of the independence.
School Principal, Dr. Kunal Anand instilled in students the thought that they can discover themselves and become great, independent Indians by following their passion and dreams.
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