“Independence Day” was celebrated with great respect and enthusiasm on 15 August 2016 in Uttaranchal University. Hon’ble Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Members of the Managing Committee, Office Bearers, Deans/Directors/Principals, Faculty Members, Staff and students gathered in the ground to celebrate Independence Day with pride.
Hon’ble Chancellor Mr. Jitender Joshi presided over the function after inspecting the ‘Guard of Honor’ presented by the Security Guards of the University. He unfurled the tricolour flag to commemorate the sovereignty of our nation and all-in unison sang the National Anthem. Every heart was filled with the spirit of nationalism and patriotism which was visible through their eyes.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor addressed the august gathering and awakened everyone’s feeling of pride towards the motherland. He saluted all the reverend warriors who laid down their lives and helped us in winning our independence, so that India could attain freedom. He expressed the feeling of gratitude towards our soldiers, farmers, scientists, academicians, researchers, those associated with management and judiciary and last but not least, the youth of India who are helping India in becoming a developed nation. He asked everyone to take a pledge to keep India clean.