Hyderabad, 15th August 2022: Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad, celebrated the 76th Independence Day with honour and esteem. The campus was adorned with tricolour embellishments, emphasizing each individual’s patriotic attitude towards the democratic country. The event started with the high-spirited parade executed by the security personnel, followed by the hoisting of the National Flag by our honourable Dean Academics, Prof. (Dr.) Venkat Chakrapani C."
The flag hoisting ceremony was taken forward with an inspiring and insightful address by the Dean Academics. In his address, he emphasized getting independence after many sacrifices made by several families. He appreciated all the soldiers constantly guarding our borders and reiterated respecting and praising them. The Dean remarked on the indebtedness of the country’s independence to our ancestors and encouraged the staff and students to take pride in the freedom attained by the revolutionaries. He concluded with a warm wish on the occasion of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Along with distributing sweets, certificates were presented to all the parade members.
The cultural event started with an introductory speech delivered by Sajag Gurjar, one of the students of batch 2022- 24. He mentioned the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative taken by our honourable Prime Minister and iterated on contributing to the growth and success of the country by being a responsible citizen. The celebration advanced with a few students expressing their high spirits and enthusiasm through poems and shayaris that filled the auditorium with huge rounds of applause. They stated about the unity and togetherness of Indians above all the differences.
The patriotic tunes of Dhwani, the music society of IMT-H, charged up the atmosphere with their soulful performance. Their expressive and robust singing gave the audience a new vigour to connect to our motherland. This was followed by an exuberating yet blissful dance performance from Dhanak, the dance society of IMT-H. They showcased the unity of our country by performing numerous patriotic songs. Dhanak's performance brought in much enthusiasm and zeal. Shrey Gangwar, a student of batch 2021-23, came up with the poem on the shortcomings of our country with the hope of overcoming them by the time India completes its centenary Independence Day. The event concluded with a vote of thanks presented by the anchors, Prachi Jha and Palash Tandon, students of batch 2021- 23, to everyone who made the occasion more joyous and livelier.