On this auspicious occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, colorful events were organized at PES University Hanumanthanagar campus. A procession was held by the students of PES. Around 1500 students, teachers and public participated in the procession and displayed patriotism upholding the national flag in and around Hanumanthanagar.
Dr. M R Doreswamy, Advisor, Education Reforms, GOK and Chancellor, PES University, hoisted national flag at PES University, Hanumanthanagar Campus and addressed the gathering. He emphasized that our land is the mother of democracy and India's strength lies in its diversity. It is every citizen's duty to retain our roots and ensure Unity in Diversity.
On this occasion, Inter-class model making competition was arranged. The models depicted the rich culture and heritage of India were creatively made and displayed by the students. Parade by NCC cadets and students and cultural programmes added to the vibrancy. The students who won three prizes in district level essay competition conducted by Vijayavani newspaper and Model making exhibition as a part of Independence Day celebration were awarded.
At PES University Ring Road Campus, Mrs. Girija Lokesh, a renowned theatre and film actress hoisted the National flag. In her address, Mrs. Girija Lokesh urged everyone to contribute in their own way to the nation. She stressed the point that today’s youngsters have been given more responsibility, and they should demonstrate more patience and commitment toward the country.
Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro Chancellor, PES University in his Presidential address put forward his thoughts and vision about building a University of excellence. He said students should possess accountability for their spending, which would give them an impetus towards responsibilities. He urged the teaching community to mentor the students and instill good values in them so that they become responsible citizens. In this way, he said, we can do our bit towards our great nation.
At PES University EC campus Mr. Sachin Sub Inspector from Electronic City Police station as the Chief Guest hoisted the national flag. Dr. Subhash S Kulakarni and Mr. Sachin addressed the gathering.