77th Independence Day celebrated at FDDI campuses
The 77th Independence Day was celebrated with patriotism fervor and traditional gaiety at all the campuses of Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) located at Noida, Banur, Kolkata, Fursatganj, Chennai, Rohtak, Chhindwara, Guna, Jodhpur, Ankleshwar, Patna and Hyderabad on 15th August 2023.
Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, Managing Director (MD), FDDI unfurled the Tri-colour at FDDI, Noida campus in the presence of Mr. Pankaj Kumar Sinha, Secretary, FDDI and the staff & their family members and students of FDDI.
Delivering the ‘Keynote Address’, Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, MD, FDDI, said, “Today we are celebrating the spirit that has shaped our diverse land into a thriving democracy, as this day commemorates India's independence from colonial rule after two centuries of oppression and suppression at the hands of the British. This day is a tribute to the sacrifices of our ancestors and a reminder of the ideals that bring us together. Let’s renew our commitment to a future filled with unity, growth and prosperity.”
A colourful cultural programme was presented by the students of the institute, which constituted of patriotic songs, captivating dances and one-on-one plays that depicted the struggles of our soldiers who are fighting on the border, the sacrifices made by them for the sake our freedom and safety.
Addressing on this occasion, Mr. Pankaj Kumar Sinha, Secretary, FDDI said, “The day honours the freedom struggle and the supreme sacrifices made by our leaders to achieve Independence. Let us honour our past, celebrate the present and prepare to light up our future.”
At all the other campuses of FDDI, the flag hosting ceremony was followed by the National Anthem in unison.
Faculty & staff of the respective campuses assembled and participated in making the Independence Day celebrations inspiring and enlightening.
FDDI shared its Independence Day celebrations on the social media platforms.