Hindi Divas Celebration
The children assembled outside Prabhupada lobby by 07:40 am. The flag hoisting was done by the chief guest followed by the song Vijaya Vishwa Tiranga Pyara, the National Anthem, pledge and Saare Jahan se achha. Everyone sang enthusiastically and with a patriotic fervour.
The students then assembled on the fourth floor for the next portion of the celebrations. After an eloquent speech on Independence Day, there was a cultural presentation which included a song and a skit. Then the chief guest addressed the gathering. Sweets were distributed to all before dispersal.
Indeed, it was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country, make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.