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‘Celebrating the day India got its Constitution!’

Apeejay Svran Global School students commemorate Republic Day 2022 in great style and pomp



India achieved new strides as the world’s largest democracy, as the nation celebrated its 73rd Republic Day this 26th January.  Republic Day celebrations aim to mark the iconic date — January 26, 1950 — on which the Constitution of India came into effect. The constitution is the document, which establishes not only a citizen’s fundamental rights and liberties but also the principles on which the nation is run.

Celebrating this historically significant day, students of Apeejay Svran Global School organised a special virtual assembly on January 26.  

The assembly commenced with the soulful chanting of the Gayatri mantra followed by prayers to the almighty for blessing the nation and thanking all venerable freedom fighters.

Taking ahead the patriotic spirit, class nine student Shriram Sharma read the national pledge. Daksh Kaushik of class nine read the ‘thought for the day’ and class 8 student Ananya Kaushik presented the daily news headlines.

Class 11 student, Anmol Bansal spoke about the historic importance and the annual celebrations of the Republic Day.

Aarav Sharma, student of class two, presented many interesting facts about the Indian Constitution.

Class six student Vidya Purbey, Bhoomi of Kindergarten and class two student Onkar Singh rendered melodious song performances.

Class six student Vikrant Singh and Tanmay Sharma of class two recited beautiful poems on the occasion.

Class two student Baani Madaan and class four student Gurnoor Kaur added five stars to the celebration with their splendid dance performances.

 Pre-Primary students of the school also joined in the celebrationsClass Nursery students celebrated Republic Day by dancing on the patriotic song ‘Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani’. They watched an informative video about the Republic Day and also learned the various ways of a salute, such as Army salute, Navy salute among others. Further, they also prepared tri-coloured eatables and even made tri-coloured rangolis.

 Kindergarten students made presentations on different Indian states. Students dressed up in the traditional attire of the state and shared various interesting facts about the same.   

Class one students gave a delightful presentation on the various heritage monuments of the nation.

 Class two students celebrated Republic Day by wearing tricoloured outfits, bands, badges and pompoms. They also played a quiz on the theme: ‘Freedom fighters of India’.

The assembly concluded with a virtual flag hoisting session and singing of the national anthem.

Principal, Ms. Deepika Arora, addressed the students and congratulated them for their spectacular performances. She also expressed her gratitude to the armed forces who guard the nation’s borders day and night selflessly.

The vote of thanks was presented by Pre-Primary Teacher Coordinator Ms. Arunima Aggrawal.

“Let us remember and feel proud of the rich heritage and culture of our nation.   On this special day, come let us promise to preserve our heritage and bring glory to our motherland! Let us pledge to keep the unity of our country protected. Let us also promise to work for its growth and development and may we never forget the heroes whose selfless efforts brought this glorious day to India. I wish everyone a very Happy Republic Day!”

Ms. Deepika Arora, Principal, Apeejay Svran Global School

Arijit Roy is a young correspondent at Apeejay Newsroom. He has done his masters in English literature from Delhi University and has a book of poems published by Writers Workshop India. He can be reached at [email protected]