“Saheed Jagbir Singh Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Silana, joyfully celebrated Independence Day in 2023. The school community came together to commemorate the 77th anniversary of India’s freedom with great enthusiasm and patriotism.
The event began with the unfurling of the national flag, Jawans of BSF came to Salute the freedom fighters of village, a symbol of India’s sovereignty and unity. Students and staff members stood united, their hearts filled with pride for the nation. The flag fluttered proudly against the backdrop of the clear blue sky, reflecting the hopes and dreams of a free India.
The Sarpanch, Freedom Fighters, and Principals Hoisted National Flag on August 15
Sarpanch, Sh. Rakesh and Principal, Mahinder Singh hoisted the national flag in the school.
The school grounds echoed with the melodious strains of the national anthem, sung with fervour and unity. The students showcased their talents through cultural performances that paid homage to the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters. Patriotic songs, dances, and skits echoed the spirit of patriotism and love for the country.
The principal, Mahinder Singh Yadav, delivered an inspiring speech, highlighting the significance of Independence Day and the importance of unity in preserving the values for which countless freedom fighters had fought and sacrificed. The students were reminded of their role as responsible citizens in shaping the nation’s future.
Cultural Programmes Organised at The School
The celebration continued with various competitions, including drawing, essay writing, and elocution, centred around themes of freedom, unity, and progress. The students’ creativity and enthusiasm shone through their participation, reflecting their deep understanding of the historical importance of the day.
As the event concluded, the entire school community left with a renewed sense of pride in being part of a free and democratic India. The celebrations served as a reminder that the spirit of independence lives on and must be cherished and upheld by every generation.
Saheed Jagbir Singh GGSSS, Silana, celebrated Independence Day 2023 with unwavering devotion and patriotism, honouring the legacy of those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom we enjoy today.”
Speech and Message from Mahinder Singh Yadav, Principal
Speech from Mahinder Singh Yadav, Principal:
“Ladies and gentlemen, respected staff members, students, and fellow villagers,
Today, as we gather here to celebrate the 776th anniversary of our nation’s independence, my heart swells with pride and gratitude. It is an honour to stand before you and address this esteemed gathering on this momentous occasion.
First and foremost, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated staff members who worked tirelessly to organise the splendid array of independence programmes. Your efforts have made this day even more meaningful and special for all of us. Your commitment to instilling a spirit of patriotism and unity among our students is commendable.
As we remember this day, we cannot help but bow our heads in deep reverence to the brave souls who fought relentlessly to free our land from the shackles of oppression. Today, I want to pay my heartfelt homage to the freedom fighters, our local heroes, Sh. Maan Singh, Sh. Balwant Singh, and Sh. Ram Singh. Their sacrifices and unwavering determination paved the way for the freedom we enjoy today. Their indomitable spirit should continue to inspire us to uphold the values they fought for.
Let us also take a moment to remember the Saheeds of our village, Silana, who laid down their lives in service to our country. Their sacrifice is a reminder that our freedom and independence were not easily won and must be cherished and protected by every generation.
On this significant day, let us reflect on the progress our nation has made since gaining independence and also contemplate the responsibilities that lie ahead. As we move forward, let us remember that the true essence of freedom lies in unity, diversity, and progress. Let us work together to build a nation that upholds the ideals of equality, justice, and inclusivity.
So, as we celebrate this Independence Day, let it not only be a day of festivity but also a day of introspection. Let us rekindle the fire of patriotism within us and strive to contribute positively to our nation’s growth and development.
Thank you once again to everyone who has made this celebration possible. May our flag of freedom always fly high, and may our nation continue to march towards brighter horizons.
Message from Mahinder Singh Yadav, Principal:
Dear Students and Villagers,
As we gather to celebrate the 77th Independence Day of our beloved nation, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to each one of you for joining us in this momentous celebration.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my deep appreciation for our dedicated staff members. Their hard work and dedication in organising the independence programmes have enriched the significance of this day. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed, and I am truly thankful for your commitment.
On this occasion, we remember and salute the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for our nation’s independence. Let us pay our respects to the heroes of our village, Sh. Maan Singh, Sh. Balwant Singh, and Sh. Ram Singh, whose bravery continues to inspire us.
Let us also remember our village’s Saheeds, who laid down their lives for our country’s honour. Their sacrifice reminds us that the cost of freedom is immeasurable, and we must always strive to honour their legacy.
As we celebrate, let us renew our commitment to the principles of unity, progress, and diversity. May our actions reflect the values for which our forefathers fought.
Thank you for being a part of this celebration and for your unwavering support in our journey towards a stronger, more united, and more prosperous nation.
In the last, he thanks to the BSF Batallion No. 9 for their salute to the villagers.
Thank you all for being present on the occasion of Independence Day 2023 at the school.
Sincerely, Mahinder Singh Yadav, Principal