The picture is winning hearts on the internet and has been shared by thousands.
As the rest of the country is celebrating 70 years of independence, several parts of Assam are still being ravaged by floods. As children in other parts of India headed to school dressed as national icon, those in Assam’s flood hit Dhubri district did their bit.
A heart wrenching image shared on social media by an assistant teacher of the Naskara LP school shows children hoisting a flag while standing in knee deep water. The love for nation against all odds is visible as the children and a staff member salute the flag unfazed by their difficult condition.
The moving image has gone viral and has been shared thousands of times so far.