SAC holds 77th Independence Day Celebration
Mangaluru: St. Aloysius College (Autonomous) Mangaluru, commemorated the 77th Independence Day on August 15, 2023, with great zeal and patriotism. The event, which commenced at 9:00 a.m., was a resounding success, witnessed by students, teachers, and dignitaries alike.
Dr Vishanz Pinto, Head of the Department of History, was the chief guest for the program. His inspiring presence added a touch of distinction to the event. The festivities kicked off with a spectacular NCC march, showcasing discipline and unity among the students. This was followed by the solemn and symbolic hoisting of the national flag by the chief guest and Principal, underscoring the essence of freedom and unity. The assembly resonated with patriotic fervour as the students and teachers gathered to pay homage to the nation’s struggles and achievements. The campus radiated an air of togetherness and pride. The feeling of unity was further amplified as sweets were distributed among the attendees, symbolizing the shared joy of the occasion.
To commemorate the 77th year of India’s independence, the College undertook a significant initiative by planting 77 saplings under the guidance of Mr Arjun Mascarenhas, the Environment Officer of the College. This gesture not only reaffirmed the institution’s commitment to sustainability and environmental consciousness but also served as a powerful metaphor for growth, renewal, and progress. The entire event was a testament to the college’s unwavering dedication to fostering a sense of national pride, responsibility, and community engagement among its students.
As the day’s festivities drew to a close, a sense of accomplishment and unity hung in the air, setting the tone for a promising and vibrant future. In conclusion, the 77th Independence Day celebration at St. Aloysius College was a resounding success, marked by thoughtful ceremonies, inspiring speeches, and meaningful actions. The event not only honoured the nation’s rich history but also highlighted the importance of collective efforts in shaping a brighter tomorrow.
Shaina Chrystle DSouza, a student from I B.Com., compered the program and guided the proceedings.