Independence Day celebration at Ridge Valley School
In line with the central government's Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative, Ridge Valley School, Gurugram, in sync with the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, marked 75 years of India's Independence with great fervour and immense pride.
Gurugram, August 12, 2022: In line with the central government's Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative, Ridge Valley School, Gurugram, in sync with the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, marked 75 years of India's Independence with great fervour and immense pride.
The celebratory programme was inaugurated by the chief guest Brigadier Ravi Jairath, a retired army officer with an illustrious career spanning 35 years.
Highlighting the idea that a nation will remain the land of the free as long as it remains the land of the brave, the students presented music and dance performances, including a powerful patriotic presentation, showcasing the journey of the Tiranga.
Expressing her happiness on the momentous occasion marking 75 years of India’s Independence, Principal Nidhi Tewari said, “It is a matter of great joy for me and our staff and students to wish all Indians a very Happy Independence Day! This day has a special significance as it marks the beginning of the 75th year of India's independence. With our all-around progress, India's stature is rising in the international arena. I extend my greetings, especially to the members of the armed forces, who have selflessly guarded the freedom of all Indians with their relentless courage and sacrifice. I pray that Indians across the country can overcome the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and move ahead on the path to joy and prosperity.”
Addressing the gathering, esteemed Chief Guest Brig Ravi Jairath, “It gives a feeling of pride when I look at our national flag. We should feel proud of all our national heroes who sacrificed their lives in saving our Mother India. We as Indians should also know the true meaning and codes of our national flag. In my journey, I have served and understood the value of our Tiranga and I want that every Indian should also know it”. Brig Ravi Jairath also spoke to the students about national heroes like Captain Vikram Batra and Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey and shared the inspiring example of their spirit, life, and love towards Mother India. The students were inspired and motivated by hearing their stories.
The programme concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Junior School Headmistress, Shalini Batra.