Basava International School celebrated the 72nd Independence Day with great nationalistic fervour and excitement. On 15 August, the National flag was hoisted high amidst patriotic songs being played. The entire school emanated the tricolour theme with pride. The programme commenced with a spectacular parade by NCC cadets that added spirit and valour to the ceremony. Nivedita Malik, a student of class XI gave a speech to remind the students regarding the supreme sacrifice made by our freedom fighters to attain freedom.The programme commenced with a skit presented by class XI students to pay a tribute to our Armed Forces who constantly guard our nation day and night altruistically. Flowing with the nationalistic spirit,a patriotic song was presented by children and it was indeed a moment of exuberance to see the entire school sing along with them. Next was a scintillating dance performance highlighting the concept of unity in diversity, which is a core value of our secular country. The programme culminated with our Principal, Dr.Manimala Roy’s motivational speech to the students focusing on their future responsibilities as citizens of India which was followed by the entire school reverberating to the national anthem.