HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY! - January 26, 2018

Happy Republic Day!

NCS Kochi echoed with patriotic fervour as it stood united with the nation to celebrate the 69th Republic Day. The celebrations commenced with the unfurling of the national flag by the Chief Guest, Captain P J Singh, Director, NCS Kochi followed by the rendition of the National Anthem. The four houses under the leadership of their respective captains decorated the program with the ceremonial march past. A spectacular cultural extravaganza, a true showstopper, echoing the history of freedom movement and the drafting of the Indian Constitution added to the festive spirit of the occasion. Enthralling dance-drama performances and melodious musicals with patriotic ardour contributed to the zeal of the day.

Capt. P J Singh, in his address, traced the history of the nation and highlighted the nature of Indian Constitution and its historical significance. Congratulating the students for their wonderful performances, Capt P J Singh reiterated the need to accept and uphold the diversity of India and stand united to fulfil the vision of our founding fathers.

This was also a momentous day for NCS Kochi as one of its students, Akshar P Nair of class IX was part of the NCC contingent representing Naval NCC Kerala and Lakshadweep Directorate at the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, New Delhi. Akshar was selected as the All Kerala Best Cadet J D Navy at Kerala Police Academy, Thrissur held in October, consequently representing in the parade. Akshar will also be participating in Prime Minister’s rally to be held on 27th January.