Republic Day was celebrated at Shemford Futuristic School, Pinjore with great zeal and enthusiasm. The Tricolour was unfurled on the auspicious occasion. Lt. Gen. K.J. Singh, PVSM, AVSM & Bar (Veteran) presided over the function. The programme began with a speech by the School Head Ms Teenu Jolly who reiterated that it was a joint responsibility of both parents and school to lay a strong foundation for grooming responsible citizens of the country. Speeches were delivered and poems were recited that depicted the patriotic fervor of the young Shemstars. The school choir presented patriotic songs. A mesmerizing dance was also presented to mark the occasion. All hearts swelled with pride when they took the national pledge.
The Shemstars who had been achievers in various co-curricular activities at inter house, inter school and CBSE level were felicitated by the chief guest.
Lt Gen K.J. Singh in his address to the gathering acquainted the young children of the borders that our country shares with her neighboring countries. He said that it is important to know the country well so as to be able to take care of it.