Academic institutions to hold competitions for Independence Day



ISLAMABAD: The academic institutions have planned a number of activities for the students to create awareness regarding the importance of the Independence Day.Different schools and colleges of the twin cities have planned a number of activities like essay and speech competitions, national songs competitions, and other activities which would continue for the whole month. A representative of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) informed that special instructions have been issued to all the colleges and schools running under the directorate to organise programmes for inculcating the spirit of patriotism among the students. He said that the essay competitions on the independence movement, freedom movement, and renowned literary figures of the country would be held under the month-long activities.National songs would also be played in the colleges while tableaus and skits on the sacrifices given by the people at the time of independence would also be played, in which the students would perform different roles. The celebrations would start with Quran Khawani, followed by two days of cleanliness, and on the Independence Day, the day would start with a flag hoisting ceremony. Later, the national anthem would be played and a complete introduction of the Independence Day would be presented. `Milli Nagmas’ would be played the whole day and flags and badges would be distributed among the college staff and students.The movie on the life of leader of the nation titled, `Jinnah’ would also be screened in the colleges to apprise the pupils with the golden principles followed by the Quaidi Azam, for achieving success throughout his life. A number of competitions including essays, national songs, and poetry recitation would also be organised, and special lectures would be delivered in connection with the independence movement. Portraits of the freedom movement heroes has also been displayed in the premises of the colleges while literature on the achievements would also be displayed for the students to get lessons from their lives and adopt such characteristics among themselves. 

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