PEC Celebrates 72nd Independence Day

The red-letter day of 15th August was celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and fervour at Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh. The event was attended by over 150 students, faculty and staff members.

The celebrations began with the unfurling of National flag by the Director, Dr Manoj K. Arora followed by National anthem. This was followed by an NCC parade by the cadets of PEC.

Patriotic poems were then presented by students of the English and Hindi Editorial Boards of the institute. The literary pieces focused on the themes of independence, civic responsibility and the pledge of abiding by the constitution and being united as one.

Addressing the gathering, Dr Arora commemorated the sacrifices of freedom fighters and honoured the efforts of defence forces for keeping the country safe. He also talked about the importance of engineers in the making of a modern India. He proudly reminisced about the progress PEC has made in the last 5 years and emphasized on the need for the administration and students to be together for further melioration and progress.

He ended his inspiring speech by reciting the slogan “Jai Hind”.

Everyone gathered for this solemn occasion showed solidarity in remembering the nation's past and celebrating its future.

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