Special Assembly – REPUBLIC DAY
“Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake”
The students of K.R. Mangalam World School celebrated the 68th Republic day of our country on 25th January 2017 in order to revive the feeling of patriotism in the young generation of our country and also to remind them of the rich heritage and culture that our nation so proudly possesses.
The event began with the planting of the sapling and hoisting of the flag by our esteemed guest, Colonel Rakesh Yadav, The Commanding Officer, NCC, Gurgaon. The students illuminated the audience with the significance of Republic Day and their duties as the future citizens of India. The contents of the constitution were further explained and the Preamble to the constitution of India was read so as to remind our future generation their rights and duties towards the nation.
In order to appreciate and celebrate the various colors and beauty of our country-India, various performances were showcased which included a patriotic song by the school choir group, a classical dance and an instrumental music created through the fusion of various instruments.
The chief guest, Colonel Rakesh Yadav, too gave an inspirational speech wherein he talked about how our young generation can be successful in their lives and contribute towards the betterment of this nation. He touched upon various issues like criticism, self motivation and road safety. The event concluded with the pledge to always preserve our motherland.
Col. Rakesh also interacted with Class XI students and guided them about the career options in Defence and motivated the young students to contribute towards the nation.