Garden High School, IISER Kolkata Campus celebrated pre-Independence day at School on 14 August 2017 at 2 PM.
The programme began with the song “Vande Mataram” sung by the School Choir. This was followed by a brief speech by Athena Mandal of Class VII who spoke on the importance of Independence Day. After the speech Niv Roy of Class IV recited a Bengali poem “Sarthak Janam” and Abeer Raj of Class IV recited a Hindi poem “Ajadi Ke Saal Hue Kayi”. Pupils of Classes IV to VII then performed House-wise drill followed by joint recitation of Bengali poem “Dui Bangla” by Sayantika Das and Sriparna Dutta of Class III.
The School Choir enhanced the spirit of patriotism by singing patriotic songs “Vijayi Vishwa Tiranga Pyara” and “Dhano Dhanne Pushpe Bhara”.In the end Mrs. Ratna Biswas, Principal delivered a short speech where she explained the significance of Independence Day to the pupils. The programme ended with a rendition of our national anthem.
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