We celebrate the bravery of our fathers and their gift of freedom.
Long may our flag wave! Happy 73rd Independence Day!
To give due reverence to the free spirit of our
nation and to honour the sacrifices made by the great men,St. Xavier’s High
School, Sector 49, Gurugram celebrated the 73rd Independence Day
with great vigour and vitality.
The entire school was decorated with various works
of art by students. The celebration began with the hoisting of the National
Flag in the school ground by Mr. Aditya Bhardwaj, Deputy Commandant, CISF, the
Honourable Chief Guest, Mr. Tarun Sachdeva, beloved Director of the school,
Stanley Anthony, respectable Principal Sir, Headmistresses, Sr. Coordinator and
the proud Xavierians.
To ignite in their hearts the passion of nationalism,
spellbinding speeches were presented by the students. To salute the martyrs, a
spectacular dance was performed which left everyone awestruck moistening the
eyes of the audience. It truly justified that without our brave combatants,
freedom would not have existed. What they did, we can never repay. Followed by
it was a musical rendition of patriotic songs by the school choir. The entire
school atrium was filled with patriotic fervour.
The Principal of the school addressed the gathering,
appealing to the patriotic essence and enlightened everyone to take pride in
being an Indian. He highlighted that we are Indians, firstly and lastly and
this day, i.e. the Independence Day, means to live life without boundaries and
limits. Hence, we should honour it, never forget how hard it was to get it and
revere independence at all times.
The honourable Chief Guest reiterated how men in
uniform and students in school uniform could work towards common goal of
building our nation powerful in the coming days. Also, the respected school
Director wished everyone and inspired all to grow up in true Indian spirit.
Sardar Bhagat Singh quoted,
‘May the sun in his course visit, no land more free, more happy, more lovely,
than this our country!’With such
blessings, our martyrs sacrificed their lives and took their way to the holy
abode but left with us this beautiful and independent country. Let’s
make a strong decision, to value our nation and never forget the sacrifices
from those who gave us freedom. Let’s elevate our hands and rejoice this day,
let’s stand up so high to show deference for the countless ones who died for
our liberation, let’s sing our national anthem with immense pride and celebrate
this wonderful day!
Encouraging the patriotic feeling among the students
and hoping that the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest,
the event came to a conclusion. It culminated with the School Principal
proposing the Vote of Thanks. Last but not the least, the school song was sung followed
by the National Anthem.
a very Happy Independence Day to everyone!