New Delhi, Jan 25, 2020: Commemorating the 71st Republic Day, the Main School of Apeejay School, Pitampura, celebrated with a great sense of patriotism. The celebration started with the Flag Hoisting ceremony by the School Principal, Vice-Principal and the In-Charges.

The open auditorium reverberated with the National Anthem, awakening a sense of patriotism in everyone. It was followed by students’ speeches explaining the value of patriotism to everyone. This year, a refreshing change in the celebration was the medley of patriotic songs sung by the teachers. The medley started with the beautiful national song ‘Vande Mataram’ and ended with ‘Sare Jahan Se Accha’. The melody of the whole medley made the children join the teachers in singing, keeping the fervour of the Republic Day alive.

The celebrations concluded with everyone taking the pledge from the Preamble:

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation.