Delhi Public School, Jammu Celebrated the 70th Independence Day
DPS Jammu Celebrated the 70th Independence Day with great zeal and enthusiasm on 15th August 2016 in the school premises. The program began with the hoisting of National Flag by the Hon’ble Chief Guest, Sh. S.S. Sodhi, Director, Delhi Public School, Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, Sh. Sodhi recalled the supreme sacrifices and struggles made by the freedom fighters particularly by Father of the Nation, Sh.Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Lal Nehru, Sh. Maulana Azad, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Chander Shekhar Azad, Shaheed Raj Guru, Shaheed Subhash Chander Bose and many others. He urged the students to spread the feeling of Nationalism among the school students which is very important for a strong Nation.
This was followed by the colourful cultural programme presented by the staff members that included Teachers’ choir, group and solo song, poetry recitation and solo instrumental performance on violin.
Earlier, a pre-independence day special assembly was conducted wherein the students enraptured the audience with their breathtaking performances. The primary and the upper primary students presented patriotic group songs and a cultural heritage show representing all major states in the form of dance and acts. Sargam Sharma of class/sec VII-G presented a classical vocal rendition in Rag Malkons which won a great applaunce from the audience. Students of middle and senior wings presented a Performance Poetry in Kathak style on the theme of ‘Saving Girl Child’, which brought tears in everyones’ eyes. Rajshri of class XI A recited a self-composed patriotic poem which was highly appreciated by one and all. The compering was done by Mahavir Singh and Vanshi Koul of Class XI.
Ms. Ruchi Chabra, Principal, Delhi Public School, Jammu delivered a motivational speech and urged all members to understand the true value and meaning of freedom. She said that we should not forget the national heroes who laid their lives for librating India as because of them we are enjoying the freedom in a largest democratic setup of the world today. Sh. C.L. Malhotra, Administrator, Ms. Meenu Gupta Head Mistress, Mr. R.C. Gupta Accounts officer, Mr. Karandeep Singh Manager (Operation) and faculty members were also present on the occasion.
Vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Usha Dhar, House Incharge (Yamuna) of the school.