Principal Dr. Naveen Shetty K in his presidential address said that Gandhi lived a simple life and was instrumental in bringing independence to the country through his ideologies of nonviolence and satyagraha. He urged that young people should inculcate the ideals of Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri who led the country to progress with their simplicity and values.
Mr. Venkat Giri, Kannada Lecturer in his speech said that the sacrifices of great leaders should be an inspiration to all. He added that the country should be set free from internal forces which are detrimental to the nation.
Mrs. Meera Crasta, Chemistry Lecturer welcomed the gathering; Mrs. Mridula, English Lecturer was the Master of Ceremony and Mrs. Vaishali, Mathematics Lecturer rendered the vote of thanks. The program was followed by a peace-run organized by Mrs. Sandhya, NSS officer. Few NSS volunteers, faculty members including the Principal of the college took part in the run covering two-kilometer distance around the city.