Martyrs Day was recently observed in Presidium Hisar, on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi- The Father of the Nation. The day is observed in the memory of those who gave their lives in the struggle for India’s Freedom. Martyrs Day is also a day to salute the martyrdom of soldiers who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation. To mark the occasion of Martyrs Day, a special assembly was conducted by the students of grade 9. Assembly started by reciting the famous prayer ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’ of Gandhiji. The students spoke about the significance of the day. They explained, with
mention of the facets of the teachings of Gandhiji, in essence they introduced the audience to what ‘Bapu’ stood for. The assembly concluded with the School Song.