The Faculty of Law, PES University, Bengaluru celebrated the Constitution Day on 26th November 2021 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India on this day in 1949. A special lecture was organised with Justice Shri. N. Kumar, former judge, High Court of Karnataka, as the chief guest Dr. J Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University as guest of honour and Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University as the president of the function.
On the occasion, the chief guest Hon’ble Justice Shri N. Kumar delivered the keynote address. He outlined the evolution of the Constitution of India and highlighted the contributions of a galaxy of stalwart freedom fighters right from Gopal Krishna Gokhale and made a special mention of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. B R Ambedkar, Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and many others. He articulated the efforts of members of the Constituent Assembly in giving us our sacred Constitution. He also emphasised on people to follow the fundamental duties in their true spirit.
The president of the function and the Chancellor of PES University, Dr. M R Doreswamy lauded the role of advocates during the freedom struggle. He further commented upon the values of liberty, equality and fraternity and outlined their significance enshrined as in the Constitution. He further called upon the students to embrace the ethical values and ideals that go to make their life worth living.
Professor Doreswamy distributed various prizes and certificates to students of PES University as well as other colleges and schools of Bengaluru who excelled in the poster making competition and debate competition organised as part of Constitution Day celebration. He expressed happiness and hoped that the future of the country is in the hands of its young able population. Students of Delhi Public School (East), JSS Public School and National Academy for Learning bagged the honours.