🕓 August 15, 2006
Photographs: Srikanth Bhat, Vision Digital Studio
Kanajar, Aug 15: The 59th anniversary of India's Independence was celebrated with splendor at Lourdes Higher Primary School. The chief guests of the program were escorted to the venue led by the school band. Rev. Fr. Alwyn D'Cunha, Parish Priest, unfurled the tricolor flag. In his address to the school assembly, Fr. Alwyn stressed the importance of living in harmony in this diverse nation, regardless of our caste, creed or religion, and to fight the evil from the society so as to build a prosperous nation.
Mr. Dawood Mohammed, President of parent-teacher's association, Mrs. Celestine D'Souza, Vice President of Church Council, and Mr. R.E. Rebello Head-Master of Lourdes Higher Primary School took part in celebrations. Mr. R. E. Rebello welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Rathna Shetty gave the vote of thanks. Later, a colorful cultural program was presented by the school children.