Saraswati Puja and Republic Day Celebration at FIIB
24th January 2015 witnessed an amalgamation of Divinity and Patriotism at FIIB. Beginning the day at 8:00 AM with Saraswati Puja / Basant Panchami celebration, FIIB community performed Puja rituals in pious way to seek divine blessings from Maa Saraswati. Basant Panchami is one of the noted festivals of Hindu religion ushering in Spring Time. On this Day, Maa Saraswati, Goddess of Knowledge, is worshipped. Festivals and events are a time when Students, Faculty and Staff amalgamate at the college campus to make every moment a success.
January 24, 2015
The second event that followed at the college, was Republic Day celebration. The college students took forward the entire event with full fervor. The event comprised of:
- Speech or Opinion Talk on the topic ‘Empowered Youth in Republic of India’ by three first year graduates, Prateek Upadhyay, Ritika Arora and Shashwat Sachdeva
- Captivating Live Band Performance on songs - Ru Ba Ru, Vande Mataram, Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan - that build the spirit of patriotism
- Flag Unfurling by Brig. S. Mediratta, Member – Advisory Council, FIIB
The speech by the graduates encompassed key takeaways. One of the students, Ritika Arora, introduced the theme to the college audience while another student, Prateek Updadhyay, accentuated PM Narendra Modi’s thoughts “India is now not a land of snake charmers. It has now become a land of mice charmers.” Also, he stated that India will be the youngest country in 2020 and the world is eyeing on India and its youth to further advancements in technology. Another speech followed behind with the student, Shashwat Sachdeva, emphasizing on every single individual’s contribution to the society at large and uplifting India’s growth. The college audience was further enthralled by the live Band Performance and hummed to the tunes of modern day songs that elevate the patriotic spirit.
The efforts of the graduates who performed and managed at the backend were applauded by one and all. The day’s success came to a joyful end with unfurling of Indian Flag.
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