71st Independence Day observed at DBC Golaghat
August 17, 2017
Aug 15: Don Bosco College, Golaghat today celebrated the 71st Indiependence day with due solemnity. All the staff and students arrived at the campus at 7.00 am. The programme started at 7.15 am with the patriotic song ‘Sare Jahan Se’ by the members of NSS. The chief guest of the event was Fr. Mathew C Paul, M.Arch, SDB. The Chief Guest hoisted the Indian tri-colour and the national Anthem was sung by all. In his message, the Chief Guest called everyone to live the values, the Tri-colour embodies. He cited the example of a class III student who through his commitment to honesty, motivated others to be honest and corruption free. This was followed by the March Past by the NCC candidates.
George Shilshi Lamkhang, NSS Volunteer and department of Sociology, gave a stirring speech in which he honored the freedom fighters for their sacrifice and invited all to be vigilant to safe guard the hard earned freedom. The culture club sung ‘Manuhe Manuhor Babe’. It was wonderful to see Mr. Micheal Xaxa and Mr. Probin Hazarika with the students arranging the logistics and all the staff got involved in getting everything ready. The hostellers made use of their free time to clean the surroundings and decorate the venue. Students from different communities, tribes and language groups, joined together decorating the venue in celebration of Independence Day. A true spirit of patriotism, harmony and brotherhood reigned in the campus, as the tri-colour fluttered the whole day.