The grand celebration of 70th Independence day held at Paladka School. The Chief guests of the day were, The Correspondent of the school Rev. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues, Mr. William D’Souza Ex. Serviceman, Vice President of Church Mr. Denis D’Mello and Secretary of the Church Mr. Vincent Pinto. Management committee members, parents and parishioners were present at the programme.

Mr. William D’Souza hoisted the National flag and in his message asked the students to work for the motherland.Mr. Bhaskar, the physical education teacher and the old student of the Kannada medium school was honoured for winning gold medal in Karate in Dubai.

Soon after the programme children along with teachers and all those gathered marched towards Poopadikallu picking waste plastic along the road side and giving awareness about ‘Swacha Bharat’. Mr. Girish Kumar, the chief guest at Poopadikallu appreciated the good work of students. Refreshments sponsored by Mr. John Mathias were served for the gathering.

Photos by: Felix D’Souza