The 68th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at Jubilee Hills Public School, on 26th January,2017. The Chief Guest, Sri. M. Sivaram Prasad, FCA, Treasurer, Jubilee Hills Education Society, the distinguished Managing Committee members of Jubilee Hills Education Society, parents, staff and students graced the occasion. The Chief Guest unfurled the National flag. This was followed by a March Past by the smartly turned out students of the Student Council members, the four houses and the NCC Cadets.
The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi, welcomed the gathering and wished everyone on the occasion. In her inspiring speech, she said ,that the untiring efforts of our freedom fighters brought us independence and it is from 1950 that we have been celebrating Republic Day with great patriotic feeling. She said that the students are the future citizens of India and should rededicate themselves to contribute to the financial stability of the country, technological development, global peace and save the environment.
In his motivational speech, the Chief Guest stated the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day. Speaking about the significance of the Constitution, he said that great leaders of our country like Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and other freedom fighters struggled to get complete independence or ‘Poorna Swaraj’. He said that the students play a very important role in the development of the country and must work towards weeding out poverty, pollution, corruption and other social evils.
A lively cultural programme with patriotic songs, enthralling folk dances of India, the stirring zumba dance, an enchanting dance depicting the three colours of the National Flag along with a few sports events and the energetic Mass Drill, mesmerized the audience and infused a feeling of patriotism amongst everyone present. The programme concluded with the prize distribution by the Chief Guest. The Principal appreciated the teachers and students who extended their cooperation in making this event a grand success.
Posted on January 26, 2017