Mangaluru, Jan 27: St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru commemorated the 74th Republic Day on January 26. This celebration was graced by the chief guest, Sr Dr Lydia A C, superior and joint secretary of St Agnes Convent and Institutions.
The event started with the chief guest and the principal of the college being escorted by the NCC cadets along with the ANO’s of NCC army and airwing, Lt Gayathri B K and flg officer Dr Hithakshi B. The NCC secretary of the college, CUO Aparna Bharadwaj welcomed the gathering.
The chief guest unfurled the Tricolour and in her address, said, "This day is an occasion for all to renew our pledge and to make and preserve our country as a place where the mind is without fear and everyone can keep their heads high."
She also expressed that the values upholding justice, equality, liberty and fraternity are the core of the Constitution and the country has made a tremendous growth in every aspect of life. In order to aim for higher development every one must be optimistic and this can be made possible through inclusive growth using our potential, she added.
The chief guest’s address was followed by a patriotic song rendered by the NCC cadets after which the event was concluded with words of gratitude by Cpl Sneha D’Mello.