Tribute to the national flag was given not just by government bodies and bigger organizations but also by schools showing that nation has a lot of importance for residents of Navi Mumbai. At DAV Public School, Nerul the flag was hoisted by the dignitaries and then a cultural event followed. Students sang patriotic songs and delivered speeches on the significance of Republic Day. The celebrations here was graced with the presence of DAV Groups Regional Director Dr. K B Kushal along with the chief guest R Madhurai who is an eminent scientist, Dr. J J Rawal President of Indian Planetary society, Principal of the school Alka Lokre and DAV Groups Education Officer Pramod Joshi. The theme this year was how to fight terrorism with unity which was delivered to the audience by way of a song and Taekwondo presentation. The Republic Day celebrations ended with a prize distribution ceremony where the dignitaries awarded students and teams who have won games and sports ranging from athletes, basketball, football and cricket. At the times when most schools preferred to give holidays to students on Republic Day, it is initiative like these seen at DAV Public School New Panvel that helps inculcate in young minds feelings of patriotism, moral values and nationalism. The same was reiterated by a few parents who spoke to NMTV News. With cameraperson Abhay Prasad, Zeba Warsia for NMTV News.
October 1, 2018
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