Republic Day Celebrated with Pomp and Show
The 60th Republic Day of India was celebrated on Tuesday 26th January 2010 with great pomp and gaiety in Sai Baba Central School. The celebrations to mark the day commenced with the school gathering in the assembly ground, singing Vandemataram and taking the school pledge. The national flag was hosted by the Correspondent, Major Suresh Babu. After singing the national anthem with much ardour and reverence, march past was held with Major Suresh Babu receiving the salute. The students marched house wise and around the assembly with military discipline and perfection. The parade was a treat to the eye.
Major Suresh Babu addressed the school children with an inspiring and informative speech. He introduced to the students the history of India’s metamorphosis from an independent British colony to a Sovereign, Democratic, Socialist, Secular Republic, and the many great people who were behind this change. He informed the children of the uniqueness of our constitution and gave a call to the students to unite in thought, action and speech to create a better India. The cultural program started after a short break. The winners of Telugu day and other competitions were given certificates by Chief guest of today’s function, Dr. B. Srinivasulu Reddy , director of the School.
The students of classes VIII, IX and X filled the students, staff and parent visitors alike with awe and wonder by their magnificent human pyramid formations. Given their very short period of practice they did a commendable job. Thanks to our PET Pothu Raju, Teacher Mr. P. Sudarsan.
Girl students from classes IV & V as well as VI & VII song patriotic songs in separate groups. Boys from Class VI did an energetic dance to a patriotic song which won a huge applause from the audience. Finally, the days celebrations ended with a beautiful dance performance by Class VIII girls to a song praising mother India. The students returned home with happy and contended hearts filled with patriotism. The teachers who trained the kids. Chaitanya, Lakshmi Swetha and Rajeswari were appreciated by the management.