Aug. 15, 2016
The 70th Independence Day Celebration of India began in the Nav Sadhana campus with flag hoisting by Rev.Fr.Sylvester Minj, Administrator of the Nav Sadhana on Aug. 15, 2016 at 8.30 a.m. in the presence of the staff and students of the college as well as in the presence of employees of Nav Sadhana Regional Pastoral Centre and Junior sisters of St.Ann’s Convent, Harahua. It was followed by the cultural programme in the Milan Hall. Mr. Lav Kumar Gupta initiated the saluting the country’s flag with due respect and reverence and others followed it.
The cultural programme began with the welcome by Ms. Luviza. The Tyagraj Group presented melodious and mind capturing patriotic song, which invited the Non Residential Indians to come back to lead the country towards growth, development, peace and prosperity. The Bhatkhande group sang the patriotic song, which expressed the love and gratitude towards the soldiers, who do serve and defend the country selflessly. A patriotic dance was performed by the students under the guidance of Sir Robin and a folk dance was performed by the students under the guidance of Ms. Vineetha Vijayan. It enthralled the audience, who had accolade for their performance. The patriotic dance conveyed the message that India is a land of many languages, traditions, knowledge and sages. The Motherland holds all in her palm and protects all from heat and cold. Hence all need pay homage to the country India. The folk dance conveyed the message of wishing long and healthy life to the Motherland. Dr.Ramsudhar Singh delivered a short speech, which was very much thought provoking, inspiring and enlightening by throwing light on the freedom fighters. He appealed to all to learn to live in love, harmony and peace. The chief guest of the day, Rev.Fr.Sylvester Minj congratulated and appreciated the staff and students for their mesmerizing performance and articulated a few words of blessings. Ms. Olampiyan inspired the audience in her speech to be brave as freedom fighters and to protect the country at the cost of one’s own life. The vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Jenifer, the college leader, for the whole hearted co-operation and its success. The celebration came to end with the singing of the National Song, Vande Mataram and the distribution of sweets to all present.