INDIAN AMBASSADOR PRESIDES OVER INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS AT ISG
Indian School Al Ghubra celebrated the 77th Independence Day of India with pride and patriotic zeal. This year’s celebrations was made more memorable as His Excellency Shri Amit Narang, the Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman was the Chief Guest. The event was attended by Mrs. Divya Narang, Dr. Sivakumar Manickam - Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Vinoba M. P., Dr. Alex C Joesph - Assistant Education Advisor Board of Directors, Mr. Ahmed Rayees -President of the School Management Committee, and dignitaries from the Embassy and the Board of Directors, Indian Schools in Oman.
The programme commenced with the School Band playing the National Anthem of India. It was followed by His Excellency Shri Amit Narang greeting the audience on this special occasion. In his address, His Excellency charting India’s progress highlighted the achievements of people who though not as well-known have made tremendous impact through their contributions. He spoke highly of the Indian mindset of being inquisitive that makes Indians adaptable and resilient making it possible for them to integrate in a global scenario. He emphasized that Indians would always be a part of the solution and contribute to the global good.
The President of the School Management Committee – Mr Ahmed Rayees and the Chairman- Board of Directors of Indian Schools in Oman- Dr. Sivakumar Manickam felicitated His Excellency Shri Amit Narang, in keeping with the Indian tradition by presenting an uttariya.
The celebrations began with the School Band paying a musical tribute to the nation.
It was followed by a tableaux titled ‘Future Ready India’ depicting India’s journey on the path of progress while preparing herself for a bright, new future. The soulful rendition of the Indian choir filled the hearts of all present with love for the nation.
A dance performance depicting human beings harmoniously existing with nature mesmerized the audience. This was followed by ‘Sargalaya….a Rhythmic Melange’ showcasing the grace and splendour of the various Indian classical dance forms.
The School Choir conveying the message of Universal Brotherhood through the popular number ‘We are the World’ enthralled the audience.
A resplendent Grand Finale with all the participants brought the programme to a close on a truly festive note.