Dhole Patil College of Engineering, Pune witnessed the celebration of the 72nd Republic Day on the 26th January, 2021. Students, Staff, Faculty members and Parents filled with a feeling of patriotism and enthusiasm gathered in front of the Dhole Patil Ganpati Mandir. The program started with the hoisting of the National Flag by Chief Guest Shri. Ramkrushna Satav, Member, Pune District Planning Committee, Dr. Nihar Walimbe, Principal, DPCOE, Dr. Anuradha Iyer Principal, DPSE and Prof. V.B. Gaikwad , Principal DPACS followed by the National Anthem.
Principal Dr. Nihar Walimbe highlighted the significance of the Constitution and its inimitable features such as Secular, Self-governing, Socialist, Republic and Democratic preserved in the preface of the constitution. The speech was followed by various other cultural programs such as poetry, singing, group dance performed by the students, giving a glance of the diversity in unity of the nation. The program ended with the message to create a great nation through collective efforts from all individual.