Pune: Poona College Commemorates National Constitution Day

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Pune, 27th November 2022: The Department of Political Science, NSS Cell, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Samyak Sahitya Parishad, Pune, jointly organized an Expert Talk on “Constitution of India: A Path to Freedom” on the auspicious occasion of Constitution Day on 26th November 2022.




Dr Prasad Khandagale, Scientist and Social Worker, was the keynote speaker, and Prof. Dr Dhananjay Lokhande, President of Samyak Sahitya Parishad, Pune, was the Special Invitee to this program. Dr Khandagale highlighted the historical background of the formation of the Indian Constitution. Dr Lokhande insisted on the implementation of the constitution more effectively in his speech.




Principal Professor Dr Aftab Anwar Shaikh scholarly articulated the significance and relevance of the Indian constitution in the current turbulent situation. He affirmed that the constitution of India is entrusted with sustaining, maintaining, and attaining the social, religious, and economic harmony of the nation.




The celebration was marked by a mass reading of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution, to express commitment to follow Fundamental Duties as enshrined in the Constitution. On this auspicious occasion, the students felicitated Principal Prof. Dr Aftab Anwar Shaikh with the award of NAAC A+ grade. A student, Aliya Sayyed, TYBA, and Prajakta Tade, MA, were felicitated at the program on their splendid achievement at Inter zonal boxing tournament and selection to National Level Tournament.




Dr Iqbal Shaikh, Vice Principal and IQAC Coordinator, Vice Principal, Moinuddin Khan, Dr Ahmad Shamshad, Dr Shakir Shaikh, Dr Akbar Sayyed, and Farooque Shaikh provided constant support to organize this program.




The program began with the recitation of verses from Holy Quran by Hafiz Mehboob, an FYBA student. Dr Mukhtar Shaikh explained the objectives of the program. Aksa and Shaheena, TYBA, anchored the program. Yahaya and Arshad, TYBA, introduce the guests. Furqani, TYBA, proposed a vote of thanks.




A total of 168 students attended the program. Teaching staff and NSS volunteers were present at the program.