Republic day!

On the 26th of January (I know, this blog is late) was republic day. This marks the date (26th January) that the Indian Constitution came into force.

We were joined by Bharavi and Fra – the Project Trust India representative – to celebrate the day. Andhra school often goes quite big on celebrations like this, and republic day was no difference. All of my students had been getting excited and telling me all about it for a week before.

The whole school came to watch the performances. There was traditional Indian dancing by a young girl Catherine teaches, a very well organised dance using saris to make the flag and a slightly less well organised dance/performance/pyramid piece by the boys.

And then of course in true Indian style there was a lot of different foods to eat after!


About hannahsyearinindia

Hello! My name is Hannah Chambers, and in 2016 I was selected by the charity Project Trust to take part in a 12 month overseas placement in India this is an incredible opportunity to be able to go for so long and therefore be able to fully immerse myself in the culture. This means that in August 2017 I will be flying to India as a Project Trust volunteer! On this website I hope to keep you updated throughout my journey in getting there, from fundraising and training to actually being out there! Have a read and hope you enjoy!
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