71st Republic Day Celebration
Delhi Public School, Ruby Park, Kolkata commemorated the 71st Republic Day in a befitting manner. The national flag was hoisted by Brigadier Chand Wankhade, Brigadier Aviation, Indian Army Eastern Command Headquarters followed by the national anthem.
The cultural programme commenced with the welcome songs “SHONKOCHER O BIHOBOLOTA” and “AYE WATAN” rendered by the School Choir. Following the welcome address of the Principal, Joyoti Chaudhuri, a short play / skit in Bengali “DIPANTORER BIPLOB”, in Hindi “SANGVIDHAAN ME GANDHI DARSHAN” and in English “DR APJ ABDUL KALAM” were enacted by the students. A book titled ‘Time & Tide: The Ballad of the Kolkata Port’ was launched by the Chief Guest Brigadier Chand Wankhade. The book is written on evolution of Kolkata Port by the students of classes VIII and IX and published in-house. The Chief Guest Brigadier Chand Wankhade in his address to the gathering delved into the history of Indian struggle for independence and how everyone must strive to preserve her sovereignty. The programme ended with the ‘Vote of thanks’ by the Vice Head Girl.