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Gurgaon's Rotary Public School students perform at 'India's Victory Over Polio' event in the presence of President, PM
Gurgaon's Rotary Public School was more than ecstatic when the School Band performed during the celebration of 'India's Victory Over Polio'. The event was organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at Talkatora Indoor Stadium at New Delhi on Tuesday (11th February).

The school band performed at the event under the guidance and supervision of the school's band teacher Major Suraj Parakash. The performance was appreciated by the chief guest and others present.

The event was presided over by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Dr. Margaret Chan (Director General WHO), Ron D. Burton (President Rotary International ) and Peter Crowley (Global Polio Chief UNICEF) also marked their attendance at the grand event.

It proved to be a memorable event and indelible experience for the school children and yet another addition in the list of Rotary Public School's achievements.

India did not registered any case of Polio in the last thee years and thus was declared as the 'Polio Free Country' by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The programme was organized to mark the victory of the same where the President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India for its enduring determination and grit that has brought a dawn by setting an example of making the impossible – possible.

He further thanked every organization that assisted in the project. The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad appreciated the performers of the School Band and also thanked the Principal Gulshan Dewan for the support extended to make the event successful.

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