Jammu, January 27: On 26th January 2020 BSF School Jammu celebrated 71st Republic Day in the school premises with gaiety and fervour. IG BSF Jammu Frontier N.S. Jamwal was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Rajni Jamwal First Lady BSF Jammu Frontier, President BWWA was the guest of honour. All distinguished officers of the force were also present on the occasion.
Celebrations began with the welcome speech of the Principal Dr. S K Shukla. In his address, he spoke eloquently about our diverse nation and the relevance of the constitution and the Preamble. He drew the attention of audience towards the exceptional achievement of Onkar Singh who has been honoured by Hon’ble President of India Ram Nath Kovind with “Bal Shakti Puraskar” on 22nd January 2020. He highlighted the achievements of the school in academics and sports and reiterated his commitment to take the school to the newer heights.
The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. To mark the importance of this occasion, a grand celebration was held in the school. It included dances, songs, poems, speeches etc. The atmosphere echoed with patriotic spirit.
The Chief Guest N.S. Jamwal, IG BSF Jammu FTR addressed the august gathering about the sanctity of the occasion and the role played by the constitutional makers. He urged the students to do their bests and feel proud to be Indian. Prizes were distributed among the winners. He felicitated the students and the teachers for their achievements in various fields. He appreciated the efforts of Dr. S.K. Shukla, Principal BSF School Jammu and his team for inculcating the essence of duty, discipline, responsibility and pride of Indian culture and heritage in the students.
The programme culminated with the distribution of sweets among the students.