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Puttur: Diamond jubilee celebrations inaugurated at St Philomena College


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Puttur, Sep 22: The inaugural function of diamond jubilee celebrations of St Philomena College here was held on September 21 at the college quadrangle.

Minister for forest, ecology and environment and district in charge B Ramanatha Rai released the diamond jubilee logo. "Today, education has become the right of every citizen. However, in India less than 20 percent of the population can afford to have its benefits. Good education always plays an important role in determining social
justice."

Vicar general of the city's diocese and vice president of CBE Monsignor Denis Moral Prabhu V G blessed the diamond jubilee celebration by lighting the lamp. He then delivered the presidential address.

Alumnus and former vice chancellor of Karnataka State Open University and Hampi Kannada University Prof B A Viveka Rai delivered the felicitation address.

Vice chancellor of Mangalore University Prof K Byrappa participated as chief guest.

The post master general of south Karnataka region, Bengaluru S Rajendra Kumar released the diamond jubilee special postal cover.

MLA of Puttur constituency and parliamentary secretary to the chief minister, Government of Karnataka Shakunthala T Shetty released ‘My Stamp’.

Secretary of CBE Fr Gerald D’Souza released the textbook on Financial Accounting authored by Prof Maxim Carl, HoD of Commerce.

The opposition chief whip, Legislative Council, Government of Karnataka Capt Ganesh Karnik launched the ‘Diamond Jubilee Project’.

The chief whip, Legislative Council, Government of Karnataka Ivan D’Souza participated as guest of honour and expressed his best wishes.

Joint director of collegiate education, Mangaluru region Prof Udayashankar H and deputy director of pre-university education, Mangaluru K R Thimmayya participated as guests of honour.

Campus director Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, vice president of Mae de Deus Church J P Rodrigues, president of PTA Lawrence Lobo, president of PTA of PU college Durgaprasad Rai and president of old students association Jayaraj Bhandary graced the occasion.

Members of performing arts association presented a prayer song. The correspondent Fr Alfred J Pinto welcomed the gathering. The principal Prof Leo Noronha presented glimpses of 60 years of the college. The principal of PU College Fr Vijay Lobo proposed the vote of thanks. The HoD of English, Bharathi S Rai and commerce lecturer Rahul compered the programme.

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