Celebrating the 68th Republic Day at IHS

January 28, 2017
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As is the tradition every year, The Indian High School, Dubai celebrated Republic Day with great patriotic zeal and fervor.

 H.E. Shri Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India, Dubai and Hon. Chairman, IHS, Mr. Sunil Umrao Singh lighting the lamp

H.E. Anurag Bhushan, the Consul General of India, Dubai, unfurled the Indian National Flag, to the tunes of the Indian National Anthem in the presence of the gathered Indian diaspora. He extended warm greetings to all Indians on this momentous occasion.

 Unfurling the tricolor

Mr. Sunil Umrao Singh, the Hon. Chairman of the Indian High School, warmly welcomed diplomats, dignitaries, students, staff and all fellow Indians.

 H.E. Anurag Bhushan, the Consul General of India, Dubai and Hon. Chairman, IHS, Mr. Sunil Umrao Singh honoring Mr. Vasu Shroff, Trustee and former Chairman, IHS for being conferred with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) in the field of Community Service.

H.E. Anurag Bhushan, the Consul General of India, Dubai and Hon. Chairman, The Indian High School, Mr. Sunil Umrao Singh honored Mr. Vasu Shroff, Trustee and former Chairman, The Indian High School for being conferred with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) in the field of Community Service.

 Students performing at the Republic Day celebrations at IHS

The event progressed with the four houses: Ruby, Topaz, Emerald and Sapphire- forming the Guard of Honour as HE Anurag Bhushan inspected the smartly marching contigents. This was followed by the March Past by student achievers, staff, parents, and alumni, representatives of the Rashid Paediatric Centre, SNF, Radio City 101.6 and Kerela Drummers. Magnificent performances lived up to this year’s theme of ‘We the people of India…, are…tolerant but not weak, traditional but not outdated, diverse but not divided!!! Over 4000 students of the Indian High School (Senior & Junior) and Indian International School, DSO had the audience spellbound with their spectacular performances.