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Mangaluru: Republic Day Celebration at FMHMC

January 28, 2020

Mangaluru: Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College witnessed the 71st Republic Day Celebrations on 26th January 2020. With the spirit of patriotism, students and faculty members gathered in the College premises at 8.45 AM. The programme began with the prayer song led by Swathi Manoj of III BHMS. Mr M Noah Sharon, President Student Association, 2020 extended a warm welcome and introduced the Chief Guest, Dr Anita Lobo, Professor, Department of Repertory. The guard of honor is led by Ms Madhuri, guided the chief guest to hoist the National flag. 

The flag hoisting was done by the Chief Guest, Dr. Anita Lobo, which was followed by reciting the National Anthem. In her address she motivated the students to be better citizens of the nation. She emphasized on the equality among people, and to inculcate values the Tricolor signifies in our lives. She also stressed on following the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle for freedom and also in upholding and protecting the sovereignty, unity, and integrity of India.

Dr Shivaprasad K, Principal in his speech, highlighted the importance of promoting harmony and common brotherhood transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sectional diversities.

Rev. Fr Roshan Crasta, in his message, cited the famous poem “Where the mind is without fear” written by the legendary writer and freedom fighter, Rabindranath Tagore and thus urged the gathering to be honest, open minded and industrious to achieve the apex of success.

This was followed by the national song “Vande Mataram”.

The vote of thanks was proposed by Ms Ashmitha Alicia Coth, General Secretary, Student Association 2020