MES Indian School commemorated the 73rd Republic Day of India in virtual mode with traditional gaiety under the theme of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The main guest, K Abdul Karim, Chairman of the Board of MES, hoisted the Indian national flag followed by the national anthem.
“The supreme sacrifices of the freedom fighters and their highest ideals for the welfare of India must be understood and realized for the betterment of the motherland,” the chief guest said while addressing the gathering.
Speaking on the occasion, the headmaster of the school, Hameeda Kadar, urged the representatives of the younger generation of the nation to assume a more proactive and productive role in ensuring the unity and prosperity of the nation and fostering a sense of belonging, which will take a nation to a higher pedestal on the international stage.
A video presentation featuring glimpses of historical events that led to the attainment of Republican status of India and highlights of activities held as part of the Republic Day celebrations was one of the attractions .
An eye-catching themed program was presented by the kindergarten children, titled “Proud to be an Indian”, in which the children dressed up in traditional costumes, portraying India’s freedom fighters and great leaders and conveying the message that everyone should be proud to be Indian as India is amazing with its rich cultural heritage, secularism, festivals, cuisines, yoga etc.
Patriotic songs by the school choir and dance performances titled “My Nation My Spirit” by students in the Boys’, Girls’ and Junior sections, illustrating the nation’s cultural integrity and heritage, added to the prevailing atmosphere.
Members of the school administration, school officials, teachers and students attended the day’s program. Rizwa Fathima welcomed the gathering while
RGSRL Pushyami offered a vote of thanks.
The ICT department provided technical support for the smooth running of the event. Anver K, the school’s cultural coordinator, oversaw the event.