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Karnataka Rajyotsava day celebration at St Agnes PU College

November 1, 2022

Mangaluru: Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada day, also known as Karnataka formation day or Karnataka day, is celebrated on 1st of November every year. This was the day in 1956 when all the Kannada language speaking regions of South India were merged to form the state of Karnataka.

A meaningful programme was organised to commemorate Kannada Rajyotsava on the 1st of November. The programme began with a prayer song after which the glory and grandeur of Karnataka and Kannada was depicted through dance drama and presentations.

Poet, writer and former director of Akashvani Dr. Vasanth Kumar Perla expressed that the preservation, research and development of culture is impossible without studying the language code of the nation. Language is crucial, as it is not only functions as a communication device, but also contains irreplaceable cultural heritage, knowledge and traditions. The survival of language means the survival of way of life.

The mass singing of Kannada patriotic songs by staff, students was organised on the 28th of October.

College principal Sr. Norine DSouza, Vice Principal Sr. Janet Sequeira, PTA Vice President Mrs Asha Sanjeevana, Programme Coordinator Mrs Shailaja, staff and students were present for the program.

The programme was compered by Soujanya and Nisha. Anvitha welcomed the gathering and Bhoomika proposed the vote of thanks.