- Freedom Has Peace
- Freedom has joy
- Freedom has responsibilities
Mangalore : The Independence Day was celebrated with great
enthusiasm and respect at Lourdes Central School,(LCS) Bejai on August 15, 2012.
The function started at 9.30a.m. in the school open ground with a large crowd of
staff, students and parents.
The programme was graced by Col.Deshpande, Rev Dr Victor Machado, Manager
LCS, Rev Fr Ferdinand Gonsalves, Principal LCS, Ivan D’ Souza PTA
Preisdent, Augutstine Rodrigues, Vice President Parish Council Bijai.
The Principal Fr Ferdiand Gonsalves welcomed the guests and also spoke about
the great freedom history of India.
The National Flag was hoisted by the Chief Guest Col Deshpande. The cultural
programme for the day involved patriotic dance by the Kindergarten kids, a song
and a short play by the primary and senior students, which enthralled everyone.
The Chief guest spoke about armed forces, its far reaching benefits and the
various ways to be a part of it.
Kushagra Parmar highlighted during the function re-iterated the words of Dr
Ambedkar in his address, “Let our object be our country, Our whole
country and nothing but our country”.
The programme wound up with the Vote of thanks delivered by Belita
Mascarenhas. Jai Hind.