76th Independence Day was celebrated in Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh

Chandigarh to commemorate 75 years of independence under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahautsav on 15-08-2022. Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college hoisted the National Tricolour, Mr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dean and Mrs. Monika Vij, Vice-Principal, members of the faculty and students attended the ceremony.

Students of the Department of Music (Instrumental) played patriotic songs and students of Music (Vocal) department presented medley and group songs reflecting nationalistic spirit. Students also presented their views on freedom and narrated the valour and sacrifices of the unsung heroes.

Addressing the faculty and students on this occasion, Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college observed that hard-earned independence needs to be understood in true perspective. She proudly announced that the college has participated enthusiastically in the unique campaign of Har Ghar Tiranga launched by the Govt. of India by organising lectures, seminars, discussions and by making documentaries to mark this historic event. It is the endeavour of the institution to inculcate the spirit of patriotism, a commitment to nation building and an unfaltering integrity amongst the students and teachers, she remarked.

She appealed to the gathering to participate in this national festival with enthusiasm and make a solemn promise to uphold the pride of the tricolour. She cautioned the students and staff not let their guard down and  follow all the Covid protocols. She exhorted everyone take a pledge to perform one’s duty sincerely and work hard to lead this democratic nation to still greater heights of glory and achievements.

On this occasion, Green Thumbs: The Botanical Society of the college commemorated Azadi Ka Amrut Mahaotsav by organizing a Tree plantation drive. A message board was displayed to pay Tribute to the Martyrs who laid their lives in the freedom struggle. Volunteers of NSS performed a nukkad natak highlighting the fundamental rights and the sacrifices of our brave soldiers.

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