The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated with great reverence and enthusiasm in Uttaranchal University. Hon’ble Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Managing Director, Members of the Managing Committee, Office Bearers, Deans/Directors/Principals, Faculty Members, staff and students were present in the campus to celebrate our independence with pride.
Hon’ble Chancellor Mr. Jitender Joshi, along with the dignitaries, expressed gratitude to the National Heroes for their supreme sacrifice and offered flowers on the pedestal of the reverend “Wall of Heroes” and presided over the function after inspecting the ‘Guard of Honor’ presented by the Security Guards of the University. To honor the soverei gnty of our nation he unfurled the tricolor flag and all in unison sang the National Anthem and acknowledged the hard-earned bliss of liberty.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor addressed the august gathering and awakened everyone’s feeling of pride towards motherland. He saluted all the reverend warriors who won our independence with their supreme sacrifice. He asserted that now it is our duty to contribute to our motherland. Towards the same he stated that the prime responsibility lies on the teaching fraternity and the youth of India. He motivated one and all to aspire and strive for the best both for themselves and the nation.
Dr. Rajesh Bahuguna, Principal, Law College Dehradun stated that one’s patriotism should be both in the heart and in the deeds.
Mr. G.P Sharma, Managing Director, Uttaranchal University claimed that he was the only one present there to have experienced life and living in pre-independence India. He advised to duly acknowledge the gift of freedom by standing in unison against all the ills, thus leading the country to prosperity.
Hon’ble Chancellor of Uttaranchal University, Shri. Jitender Joshi, expressed his gratitude to the reverend freedom fighters and extended his warm wishes to one and all on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day.
The program concluded with Vote of Thanks by Mr. Nakoti, Estate Officer and distribution of sweets to one and all.
Freedom in the minds
Faith in the words
Pride in our souls
Let’s salute the nation on this Independence Day!