Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated every year on November 1st

This was the day in 1956 when all the Kannada language-speaking regions of South India were merged to form the state of Karnataka.

Rajyotsava day is celebrated with great joy and vigour all over the state of Karnataka. The entire state wears a festive look on this day as the red and yellow Kannada flags are hoisted at different strategic locations across the state and the Kannada Anthem (“Jaya Bharatha Jananiya Tanujate”) is chanted.

The school wore a festive look where teachers were dressed in the colours red and yellow, the colours of the state flag. The day was celebrated in the school assembly where Kannada maathe (mother) was first prayed to by the Principal, Ms. Sheela Balamurali. This was followed by the rendition of the state anthem, Jaya Bharatha Jananiya Tanujate, by the students. The importance of the day was explained to all the students in the form of a dialogue, in both English and Kannada. This was followed by a dance by the students of Class 4. A melodious song in Kannada brought an end to the celebration in the assembly.

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