26th of January is a gala day for every Indian. On 26th January 1950, the Constitution of India came into force and our country, India, became the Republic. We celebrate this day as a festival every year.
26th of January is a gala day for every Indian. On 26th January 1950, the Constitution of India came into force and our country, India, became the Republic. We celebrate this day as a festival every year. The 70th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at St. Paul’s International School, Kalamassery on 26th January, 2019. The Principal of the school, Mr. K.V. George and the Manager of the school, Mr. C. C.Raphael were present for the flag hoisting ceremony. The celebration began with the hoisting of the Tri -colour flag by the Principal of the school, Mr. K. V. George followed by a patriotic song sung by the SPIS choir. The students saluted the National Flag and took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity.
The programme began in the school auditorium with a prayer song by the SPIS choir . It was followed by the pledge by Shoaib Sanjay of class VII-B, to uphold the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness of India. The welcome speech was delivered by Jovina Roy of class VIII-A. The Principal of the school, Mr. K.V.George wished everyone ‘A Happy Republic Day’ and said about the speciality of this year as it is the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 70th Republic Day of the Nation. He also advised the students to develop positive attitude as it helps each and everyone to become successful in life.
Anand Reji of class VIII-B in his speech highlighted the importance of the Constitution and its unique features such as Soverign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic and Republic enshrined in the Preamble of the Constitution. The cultural programmes in different dances, power point presentation ,group songs and fashion show performed by the students gave a glimpse of the diversity in unity of the nation and left the audience speechless.
The school auditorium reverberated with patriotic favor and enthusiasm. The vote of thanks was proposed by Sreya .K. B of class VIII-B. The programme came to an end with the National Anthem by the SPIS choir.