Independence Day Celebrations
The 15th of August is the most important day in the history of India. On this day our country became free after many centuries.
We celebrate this day with great zeal every year. This year we made great preparations for our school. Every one of us is eager to take part in the Independence Day Celebrations. The Vice Principal drew up a program. It was announced by the Principal on the 12th of August.
Early in the morning of the 15th of August, we gathered in the Ramleela ground behind the bus stand near the water tank. Our teachers also joined us for a few minutes. We were divided into four parties. Each party sang national songs and shouted Bapu Gandhi ki Jai’, Bharat Mata ki Jai’. Our younger companions were full of more enthusiasm. They were shouting the slogans at top of their voice. Thus, singing and shouting national slogans we reached school at 8.00 a.m.
In the school, we stood round the flag pole. The teachers asked us to stand class-wise. In our Khaki uniform, we looked like soldiers ready to give our lives for the sake of Mother India. The teachers stood behind us. At our Principal’s request the founder of the school, who is a sacred saint, came forward. He performed the flag hoisting ceremony. He was in a happy mood. Exactly at 8.30 a.m., the flag was hoisted. We stood in attention to give a salute to the flag.
After the flag ceremony Jan Gan Man’ was sung. The scout band played the tune. The flag ceremony came to a close with a few speeches. The teachers and the founder delivered these speeches. All the speakers threw light on the importance of the day. Two teachers told us about our duties towards the country.
The Principal asked us to assemble round the field to take part in the sports. The sports were held with great zeal. Those who stood first and second in the sports got prizes in the holy hands of the founder.