Freedom from fear is the freedom
I claim for you my motherland!
Freedom from the burden of the ages, bending your head,
breaking your back, blinding your eyes to the beckoning

call of the future;
Freedom from the shackles of slumber wherewith
you fasten yourself in night’s stillness,
mistrusting the star that speaks of truth’s adventurous paths

Rabindranath Tagore

On the memorable day of 15th August 1947, our motherland dawned to the greatest victory of freedom paving the path for a brighter and more promising future for our nation. To mark this glorious triumph, India blissfully celebrates Independence Day with great zeal on 15th August every year. Reminiscing the indomitable spirit of our freedom fighters and partaking in the splendid victory of freedom, Summer Fields School, Kailash Colony celebrates Independence Day every year with great grandeur and pomp.

This year, Summer Fields School celebrated the 75th Independence Day with boundless enthusiasm and patriotic fervour on Thursday , 12 August 2022 at 09:00 a.m. The Principal, Ms. Geeta Karunakaran Ma’am welcomed the Chief Guest of the Event, IPS (Retd.) Archana Ramasundaram, along with the cherished audience. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag followed by the National Anthem. The auspicious lighting of the Ceremonial Lamp evoked the spirit of oneness, serenity and enlightenment amidst the chanting of heavenly shlokas. Each moment of the patriotic fervour was relished by the August gathering.

Our respected Principal, Ms. Geeta Karunakaran Ma’am motivated the gathering with her inspirational words and welcomed the Chief Guest and the management. The event exuberated with the cultural extravaganza. The eye-catching and scintillating dance performances – kathak, the special Classical Dance performance stimulated love and reverence for our beautiful motherland, After that, the School choir group presented an immensely sublime song – “YAAD SHAHIDON KI DETA HAI”.

The event resonated with the percussion instruments and echoed with the patriotic fervour and zeal. After that, the chief guest, Ms. Archana Ramasundram addresseed the gathering with her insightful, thought- provoking and enlightening words. This was followed by a Hindi skit, entitled, Viplav Raag’ which delineated the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in its full form. The skit aimed at sensitising the audience about the actual pain and struggles which Indians had undergone before the independence and succeeded in conveying the crucial message of patriotism and national spirit. An inspiring English song “ODE TO THE NATION” sung by our choir group, instilled courage and positivity in the audience. After that an energetic fusion dance on the song, ‘ Deva Shri Ganesha’ was presented by the students, which spell bound the audience and energized them with patriotic enthusiasm.

The Principal, Ms. Geeta Karunakaran ma’am and the Chief Guest, Ms. Archana Ramasundram, IPS officer ( Retired) whole heartedly appreciated the programme put up by the students and said that the hard effort of not only the performers but also the teachers was clearly visible. The programme culminated with the Vote of Thanks by the Head Girl and the Head Boy of the School. The celebration was truly a memorable one efficaciously creating an ambience of patriotism, unity, integrity and harmony.

We express our gratitude to our revered Principal, Ms. Geeta Karunakaran Ma’am for her sheer perseverance to help students comprehend the rich legacy of our nation and for her constant encouragement to attain excellence in all arenas of education.


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