Chandigarh : Flag hoisting ceremony was held ceremoniously on the occasion of Republic Day in the Government Home Science College, Sector 10, Chandigarh. The Principal of the college, Mrs. Madhu Nanda alongwith Dr. Nirupa Marwaha and Dr. Madhu Kaul unfurled the tricolour. The students and staff sang the National Anthem. The group song ‘Ae watan ae watan mujhko teri kasam’ filled the air with patriotism. The tiny tots from Chaitanya Laboratory Nursery School sang ‘Sare jahaan se achha’ while waving the tricolour I their hands. Diviyaa Mahajan of B.Sc. 2nd year presented the song ‘Jahaan daal daal par sone ki chidhiya’ while Aman of B.sc. 2nd year sang the song ‘Ae mere pyaare watan’. The Principal congratulated the students, faculty and non teaching staff on being part of free India and in her speech inspired everyone to follow ‘Insaaf ki dagar pe’ path. The ceremony concluded with ladoo distribution to all.