Activities at IIT kanpur to celebrate "Azadi 70"



To celebrate Azadi 70- Yaad Karo Kurbani (Freedom Fortnight), The Institute organized the following programs.

On 15th August, 2016 a Freedom March was organized. Almost 400 students participated in that. The Procession March went through different Halls of Residences before finally ended at Open Air Theater (OAT) in the New Students’ Activity Area (SAC).The under privileged students of Prayas school were also felicitated by Dean of Students’ Affairs, IIT Kanpur. Finally the students took a Oath of being a good citizen of this country. The oath was prepared by students of Prayas School.

On 23rd August 2016, A Freedom Run was conducted at the Institute Main Ground. Almost 800 students and staff from Physical Education section participated in the event. The run was flagged off by Prof. N.R. Patra, Chairman, Physical Education, IIT Kanpur. Light refreshments were served to all participants after the run was over. The students participated in the run with full enthusiasm.

As per the directives of MHRD, Mass Singing of National Anthem was organized on 23rd August 2016 in the Institute.

Students attending the classes sang the National Anthem in the respective classes at 11 am.

Students who did not have any class attended the mass singing of national anthem in the Main Auditorium along with faculty and staff members at 11 am.




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