IIT Mandi celebrates the 69th Independence Day, 15 August 2015
On 15th August, 2015, IIT Mandi celebrated the 69th Independence Day of India. The celebrations began by the hoisting of the national flag by Prof. Timothy Gonsalves, Director IIT Mandi, which was followed by the guard of honour by the security staff. The Director shared his thoughts with the students and faculty emphasizing on the need to be rational in thinking and having tolerance for the views of the others. Professor Mark Yoder, visiting professor from the United States, also shared his views on the ocassion. The gathering was also addressed by two girls of the fresher batch, Mamta Bhagia and Deveshi Soni. Students put up a scintillating cultural program including patriotic songs and a group dance. Col. Devang Naik (retd) rendered the vote of thanks. The celebrations concluded with high tea and sweets.
|Independence day: Flag Hoisting|
|Independence day: Prof. Timothy. A. Gonsalves, Director IIT Mandi with Students and Staff |
|Prof. T. A. Gonsalves, Director IIT Mandi, addressing the students and staff during the Independence Day function|