Celebration of India Day
Carmel Jyothi Matric Hr.Sec School celebrated Independence Day on 13th Aug 2016.
Mr. Nazeer ,Chairman of Colachel Municipality was the chief guest. He hoisted the national flag and the Students belong to the four groups, did the March past. Several cultural programs were organized on the same day and prizes were distributed for the students, Who won in various competitions.
Everyone in India knows that India got freedom from the 300 years of British Rule at the stroke of midnight as India moved towards Aug 15, 1947 Independence Day If India is celebrated throughout India on 15th Aug every year with great splendor, joy & respect for mother India. Many of us know even the stories of struggle for independence as well. There have been millions of lives that sacrificed for this freedom & many of them are not even known or remembered.
Indians dedicate this day to all those brave leaders & fighters who gave freedom to this golden bird on this day. During Independence day celebration flag hoisting ceremonies and cultural programmes take place in governmental & nongovernmental institutions throughout the country. Several cities in the United States have declared 15th Aug as India Day. Children have a different perspective. They like this day because they get sweets & holiday after flag hoisting in their schools because day is observed as national holiday for the country.
Thus, celebrating Independence Day in our school, just shows togetherness of Indians, who never forget to pay a tribute to their ancestors who sacrificed their life for the betterment of the country.