Staff and students of BPS Coonoor gathered on campus to celebrate our nation’s 73rd independence day. Ms Asma Khanum hoisted the national flag followed by a rendition of the national anthem by the school band. The occasion was marked by speeches in Hindi, English and Tamil focusing on the struggles of freedom fighters and the significance of the occasion.

In Athur, following the flag hoisting and an inspiring speech by the principal Mr Jeevagadoss, a Jallianwala Bagh video was screened. Debate (senior school), flag song (kindergarten) and a PowerPoint presentation (middle school) marked the occasion.