The 77th Independence day programme was celebrated in VKV Umrangso to pay tribute to the freedom fighters, whose sacrifice made India achieve independence.  Respected Principal of the Vidyalaya by Principal Sri Gurucharan Das hoisted the national flag on the auspicious occasion in the Vidyalaya premise at 8.15 am in presence of students, teachers and parents and paid homage and salute to the freedom fighters whose sacrifices made Bharat Mata free from the British dominion. He delivered his inspiring speech highlighting the achievements that our country made so far and the challenges we have to overcome at present and future. Inciting the words of honourable President of India urged upon the students to strive hard and contribute to build our nation. There was a melodious patriotic song by class a group of students and a speech delivered by Arindam Nath of class XII on the occasion. The programme concluded with sweets distribution among all present on the occasion.