Mohali, 26 January


Annual Republic Day at ShivalikPublic School was celebrated with immense zeal and patriotic fervour by one and all. The event was a plethora of multicultural activities to commemorate the advent of Indian Constitution and based on ideals of sovereignty, justice, equality and fraternity. The celebrations commenced with the customary unfurling of the national flag by the Respected Director, Shivalik Public Schools, Mr D S Bedi. It was followed with thesinging of the National Anthem by the school choir which set the mood of everyone as the proud citizens of India. Then the impressive march past by the students,mesmerized everyone.

Later all assembled headed to the school auditorium to witness the cultural celebrations. The programme comprised of welcome speech followed by varied speeches in English, Hindi and Punjabi regarding the making and importance of Indian Constitution. Students from different classes presented chauvinistic group song. Students from different classes presented group songs, energetic dance medley, poetic recitation depicting the enthusiasm and concern for the motherland showcased by the Shivalikians.. The entire atmosphere was filled with gusto and superiority for nation as expressions of ovation and slogans roared by the audience became louder. Skit on ‘Fundamental Rights’ and mime based on the ‘Role of Indian Army’ caught everyone’s responsiveness and everyone realized how crucial is the role of the soldiers in maintaining the unity and integrity of our India!!. The performance of the students of Shivalik Institute if Education and Research{SIER}made everyone spell bound. The Director Mr. D.S. Bedi,in the end addressed the Shivalikians and complimented them for showcasing an outstanding Republic Day programme. In addition, he urged them to show solidarity for the nation and asked them to learn to do something great for it. The curtains on the celebrations came down with the singing of the national anthem and with the distribution of the sweets among the students.