Karnataka Rajyotsava was celebrated on November 1 at St Aloysius ITI. The judges for the singing competition were Rony Crasta and Vincent Mendonca.
The chief guest for the programme was Rony Crasta – Lion Singing Stars coordinator and singer. President of the programme was Fr John Dsouza SJ – director. Roshan D’Souza – principal, Alwyn Menezes – vice principal, Noel Lobo – training officer, Padmavathi – convener of the programme, N Shashank – president, student council and Sushanth – Leo Club, president were present.
The prayer service was led by electronic mechanic first year students. The dignitaries were escorted to the dais.
Navyalaxmi, student of Electronics Mechanic 1st year welcomed the gathering.
The programme was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries.
The chief guest addressed the gathering by saying, “You have sung well, the voice is given by God, we have to practise it, only then we can sing. The teachers you have got are like God, they will guide you in the right path and they have done a great job in bringing you up to this level. Remember and congratulate all the teachers.” He wished the students good luck and sang a song for the students.
On the occasion of Kannada Rajyotsava, group singing competition was organised. Fifteen teams participated in the competition.
The results of group singing competition are as follows:
I prize – MMV 1st year
II prize – MRAC 2nd year
In his presidential address, Fr John D’Souza SJ said, “This year, we are celebrating the 50th Kannada Rajyotsava. We have to think about our state. We must respect the Kannada language.”
The vote of thanks was proposed by Thrisha, student of electronic mechanic 1st year trade.
Everyone who were present for the programme sang the Nadageethe ‘Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate’.
The programme was compered by Mohammed Faveez, student of electronic mechanic 1st year trade.