MAHE Celebrated 76 th Independence Day

Manipal, 15 th August 2022: The 76 th  Independence Day celebrations at Manipal
Academy of Higher Education was held with pomp and show amidst patriotic
fervor. Dr H.S. Ballal, Pro Chancellor, MAHE was the chief guest of the
function who hoisted the national flag and inspected the parade contingents in
a 1955 Willis jeep. A total of twenty-three contingents participated in an
excellent display of coordination and composure.
The Vice Chancellor of MAHE, Lt Gen Dr M. D. Venkatesh delivered the
Independence Day message. He emphasized on the fact how India leads in
many fields such as information-technology, banking technology and others
and exhorted the youth to work towards taking India to the pinnacle it truly
deserves. The vice-chancellor congratulated the marching contingents for their
professional conduct. Awards were given for the top contingents in march-past
with WGSHA bagging the first, Manipal School of Life Sciences the second and
Manipal College of Health Professions the third prize. Awards were also given
to colleges that won in the student variety competition conducted earlier by
Cultural Coordination Committee, MAHE.
The function was coordinated by Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal
Campus). Dr Ullas Kamath, Dean of MMMC delivered the welcome address, Lt
Dhundesh Chiniwar was the parade commander and Dr Sambit Dash was the
master of the ceremony.
The Independence Day celebration was attended by various MAHE officials and
was attended by a large number of students, parents and general public.

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