Sunday, 15 August 2010
Eternal University celebrated 64th Independence Day
64th Indepence Day of India was celebrated in Eternal University Campus with great zeal and enthusiasm.
The programme started at 9:00 AM with the assembly of all the students of various schools and colleges affiliated to Eternal University, Baru Sahib. The National Flag (Tiranga) was hoisted by Dr. Manmohan Singh Atwal, Honourable Vice-chancellor, Eternal University, Baru Sahib at about 9:05AM follwed by National Anthem, Jana-Gana Mana.
Honourable Vice-chancellor spoke about the struggle for Independence highlighting the role of Educated youth in the freedom struggle. He recalled some of his personal experiences in the struggle and also mentioned the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre which took place at Amritsar in 1919 and acted as a catalyst in the war for Independence. He motivated the youth to work with an aim to fulfill the expectations of their families and serve the country. He emphasized that the concept of Unity in diversity was a boon for the growth of our nation.
After his short speech, Mr. P. S. Gill, Dean, Student Welfare, Eternal University, Baru Sahib invited the students and faculty to have a cup of tea and take their respective share of refreshments. All in all, the programme was a real success. The students and faculty members of Akal College of Engineering & Technology, Akal College of Nursing, Akal School of Post Graduate Studies, Akal School of Economics, Akal College of Teachers Training were present.
Jai Hind, Jai Bharat.
Bharat Mata Ki Jai.