The Independence Day commemorates the brave young men and women who gave up their lives to liberate India from the shackles of servitude. The celebrations of the 73rd Independence Day (15th Aug 2019) which has merged with the auspicious Raksha Bandhan was marked with the benign presence of the principal Dr Sadhna Jha accompanied by the teaching staffs and the students of KSS Jain College of Education. Everyone present could savour and feel the ecstasy of the liberated heart and soul of our nation. The principal, to commemorate the sovereignty of our country rendered an eloquent speech infused with the thoughts and feelings of freedom from superstitions and cultural evils. She advocated thoughts of positivity, zeal and confidence for all. India promotes unity in diversity with the rich and unique blend of diverse regions, cultures, languages, faiths and rituals which were portrayed by small cultural program arranged by students guided by the teachers. The program incorporated recitations, musical performances, dance recitals, instrumental extravaganza and a short skit all reflecting the essence of Independence and Fraternity. The skit also projected a major contemporary concern of water scarcity. The no program ended in a happy note with our National Anthem. A vote of thanks was given and the students were served snacks at the end.