Amaravati, August 15th, 2021
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, India celebrates its 75th Independence Day across the country. SRM University-AP joined the virtual celebrations through the Zoom platform at 9.00 am on August 15, 2021.
After the Flag hoisting and National Anthem which elicited patriotic fervour, the message for Independence Day was delivered by Vice-Chancellor Prof Vajja Sambasiva Rao. “The selfless sacrifice of freedom fighters has gifted us with a vibrant and strong democracy than other democratic nations. We must also take the path of selfless service and do whatever we can for the progress of our country,” Prof V S Rao said. “It is indeed our pride to say that our students are achieving greater heights through 100% placements, highly advanced research and starting their own companies through innovations”, he added. Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Ms Revathi Balakrishnan, Student Affairs Assistant Director; and Wg Cmdr Venkataachalam Sekkappan, Director-CLM; were present on the occasion. The event moved on to cultural performances by the students of the university.
India’s freedom warriors fought a long and arduous battle for the country’s independence from the British Empire. Their countless contributions and sacrifices are to be remembered forever. Commemorating the glorious lives of freedom fighters on “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav”, SRM University celebrated this year’s Independence Day celebrations on the theme “Nation First, Always First.”