Kundapur, Aug 16: Green Valley National School and PU College celebrated Independence Day on Tuesday, August 15.
Lt Cdr Geethalaksmi P M of the Indian Navy was the chief guest of the colorful ceremony which was held at the school pavilion. Lt Cdr Geethalaksmi hoisted the National flag accompanied by school head boy Mohammed Juman, head girl Aiswarya Pujar and the staff and students. The flag song, flag salute and the national anthem followed. The students displayed colorful pageantry.
Lt Cdr Geethalaksmi in her address requested the students to remember the sacrifices made by the great leaders in achieving freedom and become more responsible to value and cherish it. She asked the students to add character with education, uphold values and realize the need for being more responsible and focused in realizing their importance as they would be the future custodians of the national unity, progress and development. She advised the students to work hard as contributors in making India a global leader in the years to come.
Students had a variety of programmes highlighting the importance of the day through thought provoking skits, patriotic Songs and other events. All the four Houses, Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond and Emerald participated.
Prefect Nidhi Nayak welcomed the audience. She along with Mohammed Raid and Vindhya S hosted the day’s events. Prefect Vindya S delivered the vote of thanks.