Whitefield Global School celebrated Independence Day on August 15, 2018 with unprecedented patriotic fervour. The ceremony began with an impressive march past by the students, presided over by the Chief Guest of the day, Mr Dinesh M Gupta, former Director General of Ordinance factories, theHead of the Institution Mrs Sarada Chandrasekaran, and the HMs of ther espective segments. The tricolour flag was hoisted in the school ground andthe National Anthem echoed in the entire campu sreminding us of the greatness of our nation. We all stood up and saluted thetricolour. The Head Girl of WGS, Bhavana welcomed the gathering. The Head of the Institution, in her speech reminded the students and the teachers of the sacrifices made by our great freedom fighters and made us to take a pledge that we would serve our motherland to bring it glory and laurels with our inspired deeds. The gamut of celebration activities held in the campus consisted of patriotic songs and dance performances by our students. They expressed their sentiments and aspirations of our country by impersonating Mahatma Gandhiji, DrAPJ Abdul Kalam, Sarojini Naidu, Ratan Tata and Mary Kom. On this occasion,’Global Ascent’ the 1st Quarterly Newsletter, of the school was released by the Chief Guest after which he addressed the gathering. He spoke about the significance of the historic day and urged the students to become model citizens. The programme was concluded with the Vote of thanks by the Head girl for Primary Segment, Riya Ann Joby. Indeed, it was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.