India’s 71st Independence Day was celebrated at Don Bosco Primary School on 15th August 2017. The Chief Guest for the programme was Mr.Laxman Kavalekar, Sarpanch of Chicolna-Bogmalo Panchayat. Fr.Lawrence Monteiro, the School Manager was also present.
All the teaching and non-teaching staff and the Primary students gathered at the assembly ground at 8:15 a.m. The premises were decorated with tricolour balloons and paper streamers. The programme commenced with a prayer said by Tr.Natasha.
Mr. Laxman Kavlekar hoisted the flag, followed by the National Anthem and the flag song “Zanda Uncha Rahe Hamara. Fr. Lawrence then shared a few thoughts with the students. Saloni from Std III gave a speech on the importance of Independence Day. The students of Stds. III & IV performed a wonderful Patriotic dance, “Fir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, followed by a Patriotic song “Janha Dal Dal Pe, ” sung by the students of II III &IV.