The 75th Republic Day of India was celebrated at Ideal Indian School this morning with great patriotic fervour and enthusiasm. Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb unfurled the national flag amidst the chanting of the national anthem by the School Choir. Heads of Sections, Heads of Departments, Teaching and non-teaching staff, Scouts and Guides, parents and students joined the celebrations.
In his keynote address Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb, urged students to uphold the values enshrined in the Constitution of the country. He stressed the importance of striving for a society where everyone is free, respected, and devoid of any fear of discrimination based on political or geographical boundaries. He also said that with a rich tapestry of diversity, traditions, and a robust democratic framework, India has earned widespread admiration globally.
During their speeches, students reiterated their bond with their motherland. Najiya Zainudheen of class 8 delivered his speech in English, while Samadrita Sarkar also from class 8 expressed his thoughts in Hindi. The school choir captivated the audience with songs that stirred patriotic feelings. Boy Scouts and Girl Guides were honored with certificates and medals for their valuable services rendered on various occasions.
The ceremony started with a prayer by Khuzaima Kazmi of class 9. Shreya Saravanan, Asst. Head Girl, extended a warm welcome to the gathering and Gouri Shanker, Asst. Head Boy, proposed the vote of thanks. Ms. Sana Sayeed anchored the program. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity and brotherhood, encapsulating the essence of the Republic Day festivities.