A brief look at the occurences on campus on the eve of our 69th Republic Day

By Gokulanand.P (B.E Mechanical, 2016-20)

Each Republic day is a yardstick which serves as a means to measure our great nation’s development. While some commonwealths such as Australia and Canada still have an active Monarch as the Head of State, proud republics such as ours rest the entirety of the governance on the humble citizen. Therefore, this day serves as a constant reminder that people always reign supreme.

The Chief Guest being lead to the flag post

On the 69th Republic Day, the National Cadet Corps of PSG Tech paid due respect to the Tricolour with their shimmering performances. The Chief Guest, the Principal of PSG College of Technology, Dr.R.Rudramoorthy, received the guard of honour from the troops and hoisted the National Flag. The Band orchestrated the National Anthem, instilling everyone’s hearts with the sense of Patriotism.

The Principal Hoisting  the National Flag

This was followed by the Chief Guest inspecting the platoons as they stood steadfast. This year the parade was commanded by (CSUO) P.Arunthathi. The parade consisted of 6 marching contingents each assembled impeccably in their sharp uniforms. The Chief guest witnessed the contingents as they marched with incredible sang-froid and finesse. The march was followed by a patriotic dance by the Girls’ Wing.

Assembly of the Cadets

The glorious march

Next on the agenda was the Chief Guest’s address. The Principal Dr.R.Rudramoorthy spoke about the role of Engineers in the development of the Nation. He stressed the importance of digitalization in the field of manufacturing, using Cloud Computing and IOT. The Cadets were awarded prizes and certificates, for their service throughout the year. The event ended with the National anthem, which seldom ceases to cause goosebumps of patriotism.

 GOKULANAND.P (B.E Mechanical, 2016-2020) is a car enthusiast and an ardent quizzer. He loves to read and is intrigued by the social issues. Movies and art are his areas of interest.

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