Patriotic fervor marks Independence Day celebrations at Spring Dale Senior School
Patriotic fervor pervaded the premises of Spring Dale Senior School on the occasion of the Independence Day celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s independence from the British rule. Rich tributes were paid to the freedom fighters through various scintillating song and dance performances staged on this occasion.
The staff and students of the school walked into a premises bedecked with patriotic colours signifying the school’s desire for peace within the nation. Patriotic songs played on the school’s public address system greeted them ahead of the beginning of the usual school day.
To mark the occasion, the students presented dance numbers based on patriotic songs. In his address, Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that while the British rulers had left India long ago, Indians were yet to become truly independent as they were still controlled by various negative influences, particularly those backed by technology, which had the children in the country in its sway with disastrous consequences.
“Indians should come forward as one to fight these negative influences, which have held the future of their country to ransom,” he said. He urged the masses to get rid of all evil tendencies to be truly independent.
Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Senior School, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, President, Spring Dale Educational Society, said that it was heartening to see students participate with patriotic fervor in the school’s Independence Day celebrations.
“The school makes constant efforts at instilling a pride for their country in the hearts of the students, besides ensuring that they are deeply rooted in India’s rich cultural traditions and get to learn all that there is to know about the country’s heritage,” they said.
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