The 71st Independence Day was celebrated at Time Square, Expert P U College in Valachil Campus, Mangalore. Sri Shashi Vyas, the Managing Director of Pancham Nishad, Mumbai was the Chief Guest of the Programme.
In his address, Sri Shashi Vyas said that, responsibility and accountability doesn’t come from others, but from within. He gave a call to students to focus on their goal in life and reminded them to be aware of their duties towards their motherland.
He also said that knowledge must be used for good deeds and students must cope up with the “Tantra Yug” (Age of Technology), by making their foundation solid with the help of our rich Indian culture and history.
The Vice Chairperson Mrs. Ushaprabha N Nayak, administered the oath to student leaders and spoke on the occasion. She asked the students to be their own leaders and reminded them to protect their country for their own good.
Patriotic Song and Pyramid presentation by students were a part of the programme. The prize for Best Travelogue was awarded to Ms. Vrinda R Prabhu. The guests planted saplings on the occasion.
Chairman of Expert Group of Institutions, Prof. Narendra L Nayak, Vice Chairperson Mrs. Ushaprabha N Nayak, Mrs. Jyothi Vyas, wife of Chief guest Sri Shashi Vyas, Trustees Ustaad Rafique Khan and Manjunath Kamath, Information Technology Director Mr. Ankush N Nayak, Principal Dr. N.K Vijayan Karippal and Nagesh Shetty were present on the occasion.
Master Rahul Shivanand Chandu, President of Student Parliament welcomed the gathering. Ms. Kaveri B P proposed the vote of thanks. Ananya A Dhumale and Lakshya Khandelwal compered the programme.