The India’s 70th Independence Day was celebrated on August 15, 2016 evening with the presence of chief guest (ADC) from the police department, Palampur and local Indian brothers and sisters. Prior to the start of patriotic Hindi song competition from students of VI through VIII, students sang the national anthem of both the nation. The M.C for the program was done by Mr. Ram Chand who is our Hindi teacher in the school. Mrs. Payal the science teacher presented a speech in which she mentioned how hard the Indians had fought for the achievement of freedom and independence of the country. After having made supreme sacrifices by many Indian individuals through national movements, India managed to get back its freedom from the colonial power. She further said that we Tibetans too need to learn a lot of lessons from Indians to get our country freed from the Chinese rule.

The inter-class patriotic song competition got started thereafter. The eminent judges for the competition had been Mrs Payal Dhar, Mrs. Sarita Patyal and Mrs. Tashi Dolma. The first position was taken by class VIII B students, second in position was class VI D and the third position was bagged by VI B students. The chief guest honored the winning classes with prizes. The Indian guests were served with dinner party in the school staff mess. Somehow, it was a wonderful evening for all.