Puttur, Aug 31: To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement, Students’ Council of St Philomena College here, organized a guest lecture on ‘New India – Manthan’ on August 28.
Professor of Vivekananda College, Puttur, V B Arthikaje participated as the resource person. He recalled how the senior leaders of the freedom movement struggled at the beginning of the Quit India Movement, and said, “Quit India Movement was really a landmark movement in our country. On the occasion of its 75th anniversary, we need to dedicate ourselves towards creating a ‘New India’ that would make our freedom fighters proud.”
Principal Prof Leo Noronha delivered the presidential address. He said, “The present Prime Minister of India is a post-independence product. He intends to make India a safe place for all. In this regard, all our citizens have a duty to make India new, that is, to make India strong.”
The members of Performing Arts Association presented the prayer song. Welfare officer Dr Vijaya Kumar M welcomed the gathering. The joint secretary compered the programme. Secretary of the Students’ Council Mahammad Ashiq delivered the vote of thanks. Welfare officer Bharathi S Rai coordinated the programme.