65th Republic Day was celebrated at Govt. College of Commerce and Business Administration, Sector-42, Chandigarh with great patriotic zeal and enthusiasm. Principal Mrs. Manjit Kaur unfurled the National flag. The colorful programme got off to a great start with National Anthem followed by Students presenting speeches, songs, and a skit performance by the volunteers of NSS, to mark the importance of the day.The patriotic fervor of the students was visible not only in the songs, skits and speeches that they presented but also in their spirits that lend a festive ambiance to the historic occasion. Speaking on the occasion Principal exhorted the students that our constitution is based on principles of Equality, Fraternity & Liberty and it is this our constitution that gives us freedom of speech & expression and therefore we must use this right judiciously. She also said that our youth comprises of 59.7% of total population , so they need to understand the importance of duties and only if they will perform their duties to its fullest in the right perspective automatically they will be able to enjoy rights as well. She also emphasized on the day that there is no dearth of laws, principles & directives available in our constitution but the flaw lies in its interpretation which leads to corruption. So its our moral duty to preserve our national heritage and value system which is degrading with time. Principal also congratulated all the students on the occasion for their efforts and achievements academically & otherwise and encouraged them by saying that the ultimate goal of education is to make them a better human being. And she is happy over the fact that students are conscious of their duties and are performing them to its fullest that is adding value to the institution each day. Lately sweets were distributed amongst all on the auspicious occasion and patriotic songs were played inspiring the gathering to respond to motherland’s call.