Organizer: STAP Organising Committee
Date: 4 th October 2021
Time: 4 PM
Platform: Online - Webex
Level of Programme: Intra University
In order to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, The Tamil Nadu National Law University planned to organize a series of events including special lectures, invited talks, national and international conferences, photo exhibitions, felicitation of freedom fighters, competitions for students at various levels, dance and other cultural programmes from October 2021 to August 2022.
For the formal commencement of the series of prolonged events, an inaugural programme was held on 4 October 2021 at 4 pm through online mode. The programme was commenced with Tamizh Thai Vazhthu which was followed by a short introduction about the upcoming STAP Programmes in the university by Dr. Subba Roa, Assistant Professor of Political Science and the Chairman of the STAP Organizing Committee. Then, a patriotic song was sung by students of the TNNLU Music Club (Devadharshini of IV Year and Mahalakshmi of II Year) which attracted the attention of the entire TNNLU Community.
Prof. (Dr.) V.S. Elizabeth, Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu National Law University,delivered her inaugural address. The address focused to explain the needs and aims of such programmes on this special occasion. The Vice-Chancellor noted that this is the occasion on which every Indian should feel proud of himself/herself for whom we are and the representation of the diversity in terms of religion, language, region, ethnicity and culture of the country. Professor also pointed out that the occasion also came to us as a measuring tool of progress in various fields of India since independence and through which one can also see and plan the future advancements in their respective fields. Vice-Chancellor, in her inaugural address, also effectively pointed out that India achieved many things after getting her independence in 1947 and emerged as one of the important countries in Asia and in the globe. The celebration of Indian’s independence is also an instrument to transfer the historical knowledge, heritage and rich culture of India to our young generations.
The TNNLU Dance Club presented a dance performance (performed by Vigasini, II year UG student) in a recorded video clip. Ms. Ammakannu, Assistant Professor of law, proposed a vote of thanks. She specially thanked the Vice-Chancellor for the inspiring address and the participants of various denominations, the teaching, non-teaching, students’ communities and the team of technical support of the University. The Programme came to an end with national anthem at 5 pm.