The 69th Independence Day was celebrated at the Oriental campus amidst great patriotic fervour and spirit. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr SK Jain, Registrar RGPV, Bhopal. The programme commenced with the flag hoisting ceremony followed by the zealous march past of the NCC cadets. Thereafter, a cultural programme was organised in the auditorium where the students participated proactively and displayed their true patriotic feelings through songs, dances and skit. The legendary songs of yesteryears and dances seeped in soldiers’ glory, creating nostalgic feelings in the audience.
The welcome address was delivered by the Director OGI Dr VK Sahu and the program rounded off with an address by the Chief Guest and Administrative officer, OGI. The Chief Guest, in his speech lauded the efforts of students and organizers, for successful conduction of the program. The program witnessed the presence of Group Chairman, Shri Praveen Thakral along with members of Administration, Teaching, Non-teaching Staff and students of OGI. The management announced an award for all the NCC Cadets, for their enthralling drill.