Celebrations of 70th Republic Day of India

The 70th Republic Day of India was celebrated with aplomb at Punjab Engineering College (deemed University), Chandigarh on 26th January 2019.

The ceremony began with the unfurling of the flag in front of the college auditorium by the Director. The students of the melodious Music Club sang a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. The NCC unit of Punjab Engineering College performed a marvelous march past and drill.The Dean Student Affairs, Dr. Perminderjit Singh presented a token of appreciation to the parents of the martyr - Shri Jagmohan Singh.Interestingly his father serves as Security Head of the Institute.

Following this, a vibrant cultural program was staged for the audience. This included engaging dance performances and plays by the Dramatics Club and Punjabi Editorial Board of the institute. A member of the English Editorial board spoke a few words to commemorate the remarkable day.

The Dean sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, officiating as Director ,Prof. Tripta Goyal gave a heartening speech and highlighted the significance of the Constitution in granting us basic freedoms and guiding us in our duties towards India. While proudly looking back on our achievements as a Democratic Republic in the past year, the speech also hinted at the injustices currently prevailing in the system. She remained optimistic that we can continue to grow, improve and overcome all inequalities.

The ceremony was attended by students from various branches, all Heads of Departments and institute functionaries. The demonstration of unity and celebration of freedom was an inspiring sight to behold

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