The 62nd Independence Day was commemorated at the Indian Heights School, Dwarka, on 13th August, the Guest of Honour, Shri Man Singh, Chairman, Arya Book Depot, hoisted the Indian tricolour as the school orchestra played the National Anthem. In her welcome address the Director Mrs. Simmi Kher spoke about the true meaning of Freedom and stated that Independence Day does not merely bring moments of joy but also moments for introspection and responsibility.
A brief presentation entitled “Spirit of Freedom” powerfully captured through a dramatic interweaving of song, dance, tableau and commentary by the students who performed with remarkable zeal and vigour.
The Chief Guest commended the function as original and thought provoking and underscored the significance of Independence Day as a day for remembrance reminder and resolve. He said that the price for freedom is paid with blood , sweat and toil all of which come through unity. He urged every child to believe that everything is possible with self-belief, clear goals and volition. He also reminded them that service of the country should be placed before self.
The programme was attended by members of Godhuli the old age home, Dwarka, who shared their pre-independence experiences with the students. Students from Deepalaya, Kalakaji and students from Shemrock Steps, Rajouri Garden along with members of Managing Board and chairperson Mrs. Madhu Gupta were also part of the programme.