Mr. Pramodh Nataraj delivers an engaging talk on India's struggle for freedom and the importance of youth involvement in nation-building.
Bengaluru, August 11, 2022 - The Department of Computer Applications, in collaboration with Disha Bharath, hosted a riveting guest lecture at Panini block yesterday. The event, which took place from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, featured Mr. Pramodh Nataraj as the keynote speaker. He spoke on the theme Swaraj@75, a student outreach program commemorating the "Azadi ke Amrut Mahotsav."
The one-hour lecture was an interactive and information-packed session that left attendees in awe. Nataraj began by discussing the richness of India's history and its global significance. He went on to detail the numerous battles fought for freedom from British rule, highlighting various Indian rulers and their contributions.
Among the stories shared were the fierce battles led by Kittur Chennamma, Manikarnika Rani, and Sangolli Rayanna, as well as the revolutions sparked by individuals like Mangal Pandey, Swami Vivekananda, and the trio of Lal, Bal, Pal. Nataraj also touched on the influential literature of Bakim Chandra Chatterjee and Rabindranath Tagore and the formation of the first Indian armed force under Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
The engaging session made students appreciate the sacrifices of over six lakh freedom fighters who struggled to achieve India's independence. Nataraj inspired the youth to understand the nation's past glories and pain, recognize the present circumstances, and take an active role in shaping India's future.
To conclude the event, Mr. Pramodh led the students in taking an oath to contribute to the nation in any capacity they can. The Swaraj@75 lecture left a lasting impact on the attendees, inspiring them to take up the mantle of responsibility and contribute to India's ongoing growth and development.