73rd Independence Day celebrated at DBCEC

16 Aug 2019
Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda

Celebration of Independence Day at DBCE

The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated at DBCE college premises on August 15, 2019.

Chief Guest, Engineer Alwyn Crasto unfurled the National Flag followed by the singing of the national anthem by Sampada Naik accompanied by Joahan Fernandes on the flute.

Rector, Fr. Paul D’Souza addressed the gathering saying, the freedom fighters of India have conveyed a great message of non - violence to the world. As Indian citizens we are called to be responsible citizens who live in peace and harmony, he added. We should not parade artificial patriotism and we have to celebrate each other’s cultural identities and work to build a holy and true nation he opined.

Principal- Dr. Neena Panandikar introduced the Chief Guest and also remembered Jammu and Kashmir as part of the nation celebrating independence.

Chief Guest Crasto gave an inspiring speech where he emphasised on the many pioneers of the nation such as Abdul Kalam, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani and Ratan Tata. He said independence is not only about achieving your dreams or what India can do for you rather what you can do for India.

Manager Fr. Kinley D’Cruz and Dr. Neena Panandikar felicitate the chief guest of the day with a memento and flowers.

The newly elected student council members were inducted in the Student Council 2019-20 on the occasion.

The function ended with the Cultural Secretary, Rohan Bukkam proposing the Vote of Thanks. Leon Menezes, compered the event.

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