Incessant rain at many places dampened the spirit of Independence Day celebrations this year. Most people chose to stay indoorsÂ and spend the day as ‘just-another-holiday-to-rest’. But the students of Sewa Kutir, Hostel for College Going Blind Students, Kingsway Camp, Delhi were very enthusiastic. These students are born blind, they do not have any color in their lives but their spirit is high. Our intern Jyoti Rathore shares photographs of Independence Day celebration at Sewa Kutir.
Empty roads on Independence Day. The rain kept people indoors.
Desolate Car Parking at a residential area
Sewa Kutir, Hostel for College Going Blind Students, Kingsway Camp, New Delhi
Umashankar, President of the Blind Student’s Union and a staff member of Sewa Kutir
Students of the hostel queuing up for Flag Hoisting
Rain could in no way dampen their spirit
Staff and Students enthusiastically preparing for Flag-Hoisting
The National Flag is being hoisted by Umashankar, President of the Blind Student’s Union
The National Flag unfurls at Sewa Kutir
The National Flag flies high at Sewa Kutir on Independence Day as an inmate of the Hostel said “Love and respect for your nation can be seen in your deeds and not loud words”
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