After the morning Eucharist, students, teachers, staff and parishioners gathered at the grounds of St. Michael Middle School in Sale, Jharkhand, for a flag hoisting ceremony on Aug. 15. The children of the school put on a cultural program after the flag hoisting.

Independence Day, observed annually on Aug. 15, is a National Holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the British Empire in 1947.

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