Suttur, August 15, 2019: The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Sutturu under the auspices of JSS Institutions.
Dr. N. Muttukumar, Chairman, Automotive Axles Ltd., Mysuru, hoisted the tricolour. He spoke about the sacrifices of several leaders for freedom of our country and said it was our duty to remember their sacrifices.
Dr. H. Basavanagodappa, Vice-Chancellor, JSS Higher Education and Research Institute, Mysuru, presided over the programme. He observed that the struggle for freedom and the leaders who struggled for our independence has proved the strength of the people of our country. He advised the students to utilize the opportunities that they have and become good citizens of the country.
Sri N.M. Shivakumar, of Triveni Hitech Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru, opined that the country will be strong if each and every citizen of the country is physically fit and hence he called upon the students to practice yoga and inculcate good habits.
Umadevi of Shambhavi Shantidhama, Bengaluru, and Smt. Prema Somasundar, Secretary, Sthree Samaja, expressed their view that the traditions and culture of our country will improve and continue when the students follow the ideals of their parents and seniors.
Heads of various departments of the JSS Institutions, Sri G.L. Tripurantaka, Sri Sampath, Sri Veerabhadraiah, Sri K.V. Rao, Dr. M.C. Nataraj, Sri S. Shivaswamy, Sri G. Shivamallu, Smt. C.P. Nirmala, Sri B.M. Siddappa and Sri G.M. Shadakshari were present.
The NCC Air Force, Land Army, Scouts and Guides and Band teams presented an attractive parade and gave the guard of honour to the guests. It was followed by cultural programmes. The programme commenced with an invocation by the students. Sri G.L. Tripurantaka, Coordinating Officer welcomed and Assistant Teacher Kum. H.M. Savitha gave a vote of thanks, Smt. S. Savitha compered.