Independence Day Celebrations
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Posted on: August 16, 2015 | 08:01 AM

As the nation paid tributes to freedom fighters on the celebrations of 69th year of independence, Progressive English School marked its celebrations with pomp and glory. The celebrations were conducted under the auspices of social club. The formal celebrations commenced at 8.30 a.m. The function was blessed eith the benign presence of the chairman – Wadihuda Group of Institutions, V.K Hamza Abbas who hoisted the flag accompanied by the flag song by the school choir. In fact Progressive is very fortunate to have the chairman who made his first public appearance after a brief interval due to ill health. The chief guest of the day prof. N. Padmanabhan, (HoD, Department of History, Madyi Co-oparative Collage) while speaking on the occasion, he reminisced the sacrifices of all great souls of India and remind our ethical obligations to safeguard the freedom gained after a hard toil. School Principal in his presidential address greeted the students on this happy occasion and saluted the martyrs of our country. The function was enriched by the gracious presence of General Secretary Of the Trust A. Muhammed Kunhi and PTA President Mahamood Vadikkal who greeted the students. The school leader Waseem welcomed the gathering and Shuhaib T.K (Student Editor) delivered the vote of thanks.

To make the celebrations a memorable one various programmes were conducted in the school auditorium. In the inter squad patriotic song competition Sahyadri squad won the first prize followed by Satpura and Vindya in second and third positions respectively. The fancy dress of greaten of India drew the appreciation of the crowd for the spectacular show. Sangeetha Shilpam presented by the students threw an insight into woes of INDIA. After the programme the students relished the Payasam served in the classrooms. No doubt this day would remain a memorable one in our heart.