Mangaluru, Aug 13: Independence Day was celebrated on the August 13 at St Ann's PU College in the college auditorium with great pride and enthusiasm.
Umesh Karanat, the retired lecturer of St Ann's TTI was the chief guest for the day. Sr Marilda AC, principal of the college and Anil Noronha, vice principal were present on the proud occasion.
The programme began with a prayer service followed by a welcome dance. Rolita D'Souza addressed the gathering and introduced the chief guest.
'Har Ghar Tiranga', a campaign under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, undertaken by the government, was highlighted through a PPT presentation.
A short skit on 'Being Humane' was enacted by the students. A dance drama, dedicated to the brave soldiers, who have sacrificed their lives for our country was performed, tugging the heart strings of the audience.
A PowerPoint on the real heroes, achievements and transformed India was presented making us proud of our motherland.
The chief guest in his address said, "Independence Day is not a day-long celebration but needs to be celebrated everyday." He also emphasised the word 'Swatantra' by giving its significance.
The programme was compered by Aman Shifa and the vote of thanks was proposed by Khatija Mufeeda.