29,January,2018The 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated with fervor and gaiety at JSS International School in Jumeirah Village Circle on 27th January2018.The school celebrates this day every year. This year it was celebrated with pomp and show in the school. An air of patriotic fervour permeated the atmosphere.On the pleasant, win try but warm,Saturday morning all the students assembled on the school ground at 7:30 am. The programme was inaugurated by hoisting the national flag by His Excellency,H.E.Sri. Vipul, Consul-General of India in Dubai.This was followed byIndian National Anthem. The Chief Guest addressed the gathering. In his address he threw some lightson thesanctity of the occasion, the role played by the Constitutional makers and thestrong relation between UAE and India. Also he reiterated the dream of IndianPrime Minister,Narendra Modi to free the country of problems like communalism,casteism and corruption and create a ‘new India’ by 2022. Mr. Mohan, active member of FriendsIndia Forum, Mr. Kothari, Chairman, DPS School,Heads of JSS institutions andheadmasters of schools were present on the dais. Students and Band teams of the school carried out an attractive marchpast led by the school captain and saluted the guests. This was followed bycultural events. Thevariety of cultural programmes mesmerized the audience and reminded the students of the sacrifices made by thefreedom fighters.A few traditional sport events were also organized.Theprogram ended at 11.00 am.