Republic Day is a celebration at St. Agnes High School, Mangaluru – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

Republic Day is a celebration at St. Agnes High School, Mangaluru

January 26, 2024

Mangaluru: Republic Day is a celebration of India’s commitment to democracy, justice, liberty, and equality. “ಎಲ್ಲೆಡೆ ಪಸರಿಸಲಿ ಸೌಹಾರ್ದತೆಯು”, with this message, St. Agnes High School celebrated Republic Day. It was a day filled with patriotic fervor.

The celebration of Republic Day commenced with the unfurling of the national flag by the Headmistress Sr. Gloria A.C. The students paid respect to the nation by singing Vande Mataram, which invoked a sense of devotion and patriotism. Sr. Noreen A.C., Principal, St. Agnes PU College; Sr. Janet A.C., Vice Principal; PTA executive committee member Mrs. Gowri; and students of the High School and College were present. Later, the students assembled in the school hall for the cultural program presented by class 8A.

The stage program began with the devout prayer service, which reflected the values of democracy with prayers for unity, brotherhood, and peace in the nation. Ancilla welcomed the staff and the students, which was followed by a rhythmic welcome dance. Chaithra enlightened the gathering on the 75th Republic Day celebration. The song, with its enactment of gender equality, caste system, education, and adult franchise, captured the essence of the constitution.

Prathiviraj recited the poem on Dr B.R. Ambedkar, which was a respectful tribute to the key architect of the Indian Constitution. The whole class sang the group song.

“MANAVARAGONA” with a sense of love and fellowship towards the other fellowbeings. In her speech, the Headmistress Sr. Gloria, commended the students and the class teacher, Mrs. Wilma Veigas, for their dedicated efforts in organizing and executing the whole program. She called on the students to follow the values enshrined in the Constitution. The programme concluded with a thankful note delivered by Thasleema.