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Independence Day Celebration at Asha Slum Communities

Independence Day Celebration at Asha Slum Communities

Asha slum communities celebrated Independence Day with sheer enthusiasm and pride. Asha students and team members looked pretty in ethnic Indian clothes, representing the colours of our national flag.

Students from New Seelampur area participating in a dance programme.Students from New Seelampur area participating in a dance programme.

Asha’s Children’s Association and college students in each slum community decorated their respective centres in lieu of the Independence Day celebration. Keeping in view the Government’s ‘Swachch Bharat Campaign,’ cleanliness was an integral part of the celebrations.

Flag hoisting at RK Puram slums (Mobile Health Van areas).Flag hoisting at RK Puram slums (Mobile Health Van areas).

Many centres invited MLAs, Councillors, SHOs and local leaders as their chief guests and hoisted the Indian National flag. Citing the importance of the history of Indian independence, the Children’s Association enthusiastically participated in singing the National Anthem, and enacting plays, while others honoured the guests with handmade gifts.

Asha centre at Seelampur invited the MLA Mr Mohammad Ishraque as the chief guest for the programme.Asha centre at Seelampur invited the MLA Mr Mohammad Ishraque as the chief guest for the programme.

Here are a few glimpses from the day…

Asha students saluting with pride at Jeewan Nagar.Asha students saluting with pride at Jeewan Nagar.

Asha college students enacting a play at Kalkaji centre while the Children and Women's Association cheer for them.Asha college students enacting a play at Kalkaji centre while the Children and Women’s Association cheer for them.

Huge gathering at Dr. Ambedkar Slum Colony for the celebration.Huge gathering at Dr. Ambedkar Slum Colony for the celebration.

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