He was greeted with warmth and hospitality by the eminent expatriate neighborhood members, the president of the School Management Committee, Ravi Jayanthy, along with the other SMC member, the principal, Leena Francis, employees members and parents.
The programme started with the Indian National Anthem followed by the chief guest inspecting and taking the salute of the marching contingents of numerous city schools, namely, Indian School Ghubra, Indian School Darsait, Indian School Ma’abela, Indian School Wadi Kabir, Indian School Muscat and the host college Indian School Seeb.
The head girl of the school’s council, Gayathri Krishnan, formally welcomed H E Pandey and the other distinguished guests, invitees and parents. The school’s choir filled the audience with zeal and enthusiasm with their euphonious song: ‘Swagat yahan ka culture hai’, glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity.
The highlight of the programme was a brief tableau which aimed at elevating the spirit of our constitution and its makers and celebrating the simple human rights awarded by the Constitution, on this fantastic Republic Day of India. It attempted creating awareness amongst the youth about how crucial our rights are in major a life of dignity and liberty by means of a selection of dance, drama and scenes.
The gathering was all ears to grasp the essence of the President of India’s address to the nation which was study out by the ambassador.
Information Source: Muscat Daily