Muscat Daily

Indian Embassy celebrates 75th Republic Day

Indian School Ghubra marks the day in style


The Embassy of India in Muscat celebrated the 75th Republic Day with a flag unfurling ceremony on January 26.

H E Amit Narang, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman unfurled the Indian national flag in the presence of over 500 participan­ts, including members of the Indian community and guests.

The morning started with a floral tribute at the Gandhi statue within the embassy by H E Narang and his spouse Divya Narang. Following this, the Indian national flag was unfurled, and the students of the Indian School Bousher sang the country’s national anthem.

Ambassador read out excerpts from the President of India’s address to the nation on the eve of the Republic Day.

The event concluded with students from Indian School Bousher performing two patriotic songs. In continuati­on of the Republic Day celebratio­ns, a grand reception will be hosted by the Embassy on Sunday evening, embassy stated.

The 75th Republic Day of India was marked by Indian School Al Ghubra (ISG) with pride and dignity. The programme began with the school band playing the national anthem of India. The band continued with a piece based on raag ‘Yaman’ and invigorati­ng marching tunes - titled Kadam Kadam Badhaye Ja and Vijay Bharat.

The students of grade 8 presented a choral rendition titled ‘The Glorious Reminiscen­ce’, which highlighte­d the values and principles on which the nation was founded. Avi Pandya of 9C played a soulful rendition of Vande Mataram and Vaishnava Janato on the keyboard.

This was followed by the school choir singing the uplifting song Hum Honge Kamayab which conveyed positivity and hope for a future free of the ills of the past.

A video presentati­on highlighte­d the far-sighted vision and tireless striving of the members of the constituen­t assembly who gave India the constituti­on which lies at the heart of the nation.

The school choir regaled the audience with the number ‘One World’, which resonates with the theme Vasudev Kutumbakam meaning the world is one family.

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