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‘Infusing the spirit of patriotism’ 

Apeejay College of Fine Arts celebrated 74th Republic Day with pride



The Student Welfare Association (SWA) and NSS Wing of Apeejay College of Fine Arts (ACFA) in Jalandhar celebrated the 74th Republic Day with pride. 

Infused with the enthusiasm of patriotism, the volunteers organised an elaborate function to celebrate the occasion. The day commenced with Dr. Neerja Dhingra, Principal at ACFA, hoisting the National Flag in the presence of staff and volunteers of NSS, SWA and NCC,  who sang the National Anthem simultaneously. 

This was followed by a colourful function in the college auditorium during which Dr Dhingra addressed the gathering while encouraging the spirit of patriotism amongst the youth. She also highlighted the role of India in the upcoming G20 Summit 2023. Further, she mentioned different achievements of the country including how Andaman and Nicobar Islands had been renamed after the winners of the highest gallantry award of India.

As the programme proceeded, it also featured the screening of a documentary titled ‘Safarnama‘ prepared by the in-house production team of ACFA. The documentary  highlighed the achievements of the country since independence. A patriotism themed choreography was performed by a student, Vansh, and a patriotic song was sung by another student, Sehajdeep Singh.

Dr Neerja Dhingra appreciated the collaborative efforts of NSS wing and SWA in organising this grand event.

Harshita is Assistant Editor at Apeejay newsroom. With experience in both the Media and Public Relations (PR) world, she has worked with Careers360, India Today and Value360 Communications. A learner by nature, she is a foodie, traveller and believes in having a healthy work-life balance.

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