Mangaluru, Aug 15: Mangaluru: Vikaas Group of Institutions, Mangaluru, joined the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrating the Independence Day of India on its campus on August 15 with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour.
Krishna J Palemar, chairman, Vikaas Education Trust, who presided over the function, addressed the students after hoisting the flag. He invoked the memory of freedom fighters who sacrificed their life for the freedom of our country and said that we are celebrating the day in honour of their memory. He reminded the young students that the non-violent means of fighting the freedom was instrumental in achieving peace in the country. He also said that we have to fulfil the dream of our beloved Prime Minister too make India number one country in the whole world.
J Koragappa, secretary and treasurer, Suraj Kumar Kallya, trustee, Vikaas Education Trust, Parthasarathi Palemar, CEO, Vikaas Group of Institutions, Dr Ajay Thakur, principal, Vikaas College of Physiotherapy, Mohana R, principal, Vikaas Pre-University College, and Ayshwarya K, principal, Vikaas First Grade College, were present on the occasion.
Students hosted and organised the entire function. Archana Nair, student of Vikaas College of Physiotherapy and Prakruthi, student of Vikaas Pre-University College, compered the programme in Hindi and Kannada. Priyanka H, student of Vikaas First Grade College, delivered the welcome speech and Pranitha B L, student of Vikaas First Grade College, proposed vote of thanks.