Republic Day Celebration 2021
26th January every year, is one of immense pride for all Indians. A date which honours the existence of the Constitution of India. The 72nd Republic Day of India was celebrated with patriotic fervour at the DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai by its faculty, staff, and students.
The program commenced with the incredible display of parade by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets. The lively march past performance by the students filled the audience with zeal and energy. The cadets escorted our chief guest for the occasion, Dr. Shirish Patil Sir, Vice Chancellor of DY Patil Deemed to be University and saluted him and all the other head of institutions who were in attendance. The march past was followed by unfurling of the national flag by Dr. Shirish Sir. This was accompanied by singing of the national anthem by the staff, students and dignitaries present at the venue.
Dr. Shirish Patil Sir then spoke a few words to mark the occasion. He thanked and congratulated the NCC cadets for their commitment and motivated them to continue such passionate displays every year. The students greatly benefitted from his words of wisdom. The speech was followed by felicitation program of the NCC cadets. Dr. Shirish Sir and other dignitaries felicitated the rank holding cadets and encouraged them to always keep up the good work and further guide their batchmates and fellow students. The top performing cadets were presented with badges and certificates. It was truly a proud moment for the NCC team of DY Patil University.
Towards the ending of the program, there was an introduction and felicitation program for the new head of institutions of DY Patil Deemed to be University. It was heartwarming to see the DY Patil University welcoming our new members into the family. The Republic Day celebrations concluded by Dr. Shirish Patil Sir giving a vote of thanks to all the staff, students and faculty for their presence.