KARIMNAGAR: The closing ceremony of the Diamond jubilee of Indian independence was celebrated with much pomp and gaiety at the Government degree college in Jammikunta on Monday (August 22).
Students participated in various programmes on the occasion. They showcase patriotism on the canvas by participating in painting competitions and some others painted the floor with colourful rangolies. The students also participated in patriotic songs singing and dancing competitions. The college also organised essay writing, elocution and sports competitions for the students and distributed prizes to the winners.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr R Nagender Reddy informed the students to recollect the supreme sacrifices made by the freedom fighters in securing independence for the country and protecting its unity in diversity. Vice Principal Dr D Rajashekar explained the progress of the country during the last 75 years by launching several revolutions such as the Green revolution, the white revolution, the blue revolution and the Industrial Revolution.
IQAC coordinator A Srinivas Reddy, Staff club secretary Ram Mohan Rao, faculty Dr Suvarna, Swaroopa Rani, academic coordinator PD Sujatha, senior faculty members Mahender Rao, Dr Ravi, L Ravinder, Sushma, Srinivas Reddy, Saik Kumar, Suresh and others were also present.
NCC Officer Eshwar and NSS POs Dr B.Suvarna and Dr Srilatha organised various competitions for the students during these fortnight-long celebrations. Essay writing, elocution, painting, Rangoli, songs, and games in chess, running, volleyball, and cricket were conducted during these days.