HMR celebrated Republic day to commemorate the date and moment when the constitution of India came into effect.  It is a day of remembrance, thanksgiving and rejoicing.  It is a day to remember and keep alive the fond memories of national heroes who have shed their blood for the freedom of our nation.  Various programs were held on this day.  The program commenced at around 9.30 am.  All the children assembled together to witness the celebration.  The program started with the Flag hoist and a patriotic song sung by the students of HMR International School.  Students of Grade VI and VII spoke a few words on Republic day in English and in Hindi.  The speech was delivered in an explaining manner and was very energetic and patriotic. This was followed by an English skit. The festivity of Republic day concluded with the national pledge and by singing the National Anthem as an ode of respect to our Nation. There was procession around the school with great energy.