Write Angle took part in the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to celebrate 75 years of India’s independence by conducting an essay writing contest. It was held on an online platform and was open to all the students of PES University across all 3 campuses. A google form was sent out on the 10th of August and students were allowed to send in their essays through the google form before August 13, 2022, Students were asked to write an essay on one of the two topics presented to them, Role of women in India’s independence and Illusions of the British Raj. What British rule really did to India. Topics were selected with the aim of allowing the participants to delve deeper into the history of Indian independence, and enhance their own understanding of the events surrounding the struggle for independence.
We had a total of 7 participants. Out of these, Nihaal Kuchangi, a second-year student in the Department of Computer Science bagged first place for his essay on Illusions of the British Raj. Abhishek Kallolikar, a fourth-year student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Dhruva G, a third-year student in the Department of Computer Science came second and third respectively.