Celebration of 71st Independence Day 2017

The Independence Day of India is celebrated on the 15th of August to commemorate the birth of a free and democratic nation. 15th August, 1947 is the historic day that marks India's freedom from the British Rule. This year in 2017, India will celebrate its 71st Independence Day to pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a lot and fought for the Independence of India. Moreover, on 9th August, 2017, 75th anniversary of 1942 Quit India Movement will be celebrated by taking a pledge as per the "Sankalp Patra" which is invoked by honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to encourage countrymen to use the same spirit to expel problems like corruption, communalism, terrorism, casteism, poverty, as well as dirt forever from the country by 2022. In this auspicious occasion, NITTTR, Kolkata will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement and 71st Independence day as per the following schedule.

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Program Schedule
Date Venue & Time Event
09.08.2017 Mini Auditorium (5 P.M to 6.30 P.M.) Talks on Quit India Movement and its impact on freedom struggle

Essay writing (with 1000 words) any one of the following topics to be written in the home & shall submit on the table:-
  • Quit India Movement
  • History of Freedom Struggle period from 1905 to 1947
  • Impact of world War I & II on Freedom Struggle of India
  • Satyagraha Movement & its relevance - post independence period
10.08.2017 Mini Auditorium (from 5 p.m. onwards) Presentation on Freedom Struggle by PG students
11.08.2017 Mini Auditorium (from 5 p.m. onwards) Patriotic Film Show
14.08.2017 Ground Floor of New Building Exhibition of Still Photography depicting the events of Freedom struggle
15.08.2017 In the vicinity of Main Gate (8.30 a.m. onwards)
  • National Flag hoisting Ceremony
  • Garlanding the Martyrs' column
  • Speeches on Independence Day
  • Award distribution ceremony
  • Closing Ceremony
  • National Anthem

Photos of the Celebration of Quit India Movement and Independence Day