Mysuru, August 15, 2019: The JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, B.N. Road, Mysuru, observed the 73rd Independence Day in the College campus on August 15, 2019.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. H.M. Rajashekar, Former Director, UGC – Human Resource Development Centre, Mysuru, called upon the students to imbibe qualities of patriotism and secularism in them. “Independence Day is a national festival and students should develop political consciousness. Unfortunately today the politics of populism is misleading the youth,” he said.
He briefed about the pre and post-independence situations of India and observed that there is much scope for a brighter India if everybody understands the Constitution of India in a better perspective. “ours is a transformative constitution,” he added and advised the gathering to understand the real meaning of democracy, republic and secularism. “India is capable of becoming a developed country if there is no inequality in society. Only equality and true secularism in the real sense can transform India into a superpower,” he said.
Prov. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College hoisted the National Flag in the presence of the guests, invitees, faculty and NCC cadets.
Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal, UG College welcomed the guests. Prof. S. Somashekar, Principal, PU College proposed a vote of thanks and Prof. P.M. Mahadevaswamy compered the programme.