Thursday, August 18, 2016


by Father Roshan Gonsalves


MUMBAI, AUG 18, 2016: Seventy Shelter boys, past pupils and staff of Shelter Don Bosco, Wadala joined forces for a celebration entitled, 'Freedom with Duty' to mark the nations 70th Independence Day on August 15.


The theme was chosen to create awareness about the need for responsibility on the part of each citizen to enjoy Freedom. The event began with a march past, then a dance was performed to the tunes of the song 'Pray for India'.

'Jannat', a group of youngsters performed a street play to create awareness about population explosion.


The chief guest, Vrinda Arvind Rege, the Assistant Manager of Cooperation Bank, Wadala branch hoisted the Tricolour after which the National Anthem was sung. "Since God could not be everywhere He made Shelter Don Bosco to take care of the poor and needy," Rege, said during her address.

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