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Freedom Fortnight

To mark Freedom Fortnight (9th of August, 2016-23rd of August, 2016) in the 70th year of our country’s Independence, Loreto College organized a number of programmes. The Independence Day of the country was celebrated in the college amidst reverence and remembrance. All gathered to hoist the National Flag. This was followed by the tribute to our Mother India with the singing of the National Anthem. A special ‘prayer service’ was conducted by the AICUF Society of the college to pray for the harmony and peace of our nation. The college was draped in the hues of the tricolor-saffron, white and green. Mesmerizing cultural events by the B. Ed. students were the hallmark of a spectacular celebration.

In Assemblies held thrice a week in college, the Principal reminded the students of the country’s glorious tradition and how they can contribute effectively in its growth and prosperity. On 16thAugust, the Literary Society, in collaboration with the History Society of the college organized an Essay-writing competition. There was enthusiastic turnout of students who expressed their minds on the topic “Ongoing Freedom Struggles in Contemporary India: Pockets of Protest”. Three best essays were awarded certificates. The Slogan-writing competition motivated by the Political Science Society of the College and witnessed overwhelming participation of the students. The theme of the event was The Joy of Independence. The students displayed their creative skills by writing inspiring patriotic slogans in Hindi and English. Slogans were submitted on topics ranging from patriotism, combating corruption, women’s empowerment, and other social issues. Individual certificates were awarded to three best entries in Hindi and English respectively. On 23rd August the whole College stood in attendance and sang the National Anthem in unison to conclude Freedom Fortnight on a high note.

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