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Azadi 70-Yaad Karo Kurbani: MHRD to celebrate the freedom fortnight

India TV News Desk New Delhi 04 Aug 2016, 20:55:34 PM IST
India TV News Desk

In pursuance of the decision to celebrate the forthcoming Independence Day as Independence festival, Ministry of Human Resource Development plans to arrange a series of events in educational institution across the country.

The ministry has decided that the period from 9th August , 2016 to 23rd August 2016 be celebrated as“Azadi 70- Yaad Karo Kurbani” (Freedom Fortnight) to re-instill the spirit of freedom struggle and national movement among the younger generation. A list of suggested activities is being circulated among Secretaries of Education of all states/UTs, heads of CBSE, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangatan (KVS) and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.

Under the celebration each school has to take up at least one activity and each higher secondary school takes up at least two activities.

Besides, mass singing of the National Anthem at 11.00 AM on Tuesday, the 23rd August, 2016 is to be conducted across all the schools in the country.