Celebration of Khadi Day
RVS Padhmavathy College of Engineering and Technology organized one day celebration on “Khadi Day” at its campus on 29.09.2018. This programme was celebrated to mark respect on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji. Mr. Prabhu Gandhi Jain, Gandhi World Foundation Adviser was the chief guest of this occasion.
Principal, Dr. T. Venkatamuni, presided over the function and honored the chief guest with khadi shawl and memento. In his speech, he insisted everyone to purchase at least one set of khadi dress in a year as a mark of respect to our Father of Nation.
The chief guest Mr. Prabhu Gandhi Jain talked about importance of khadi dress and related this with science global warming. Further he shared his knowledge about Swadeshi Movement with the young students. He inaugurated khadi club to promote khadi products among young students.
A pledge was taken to promise wearing khadi dress to instill patriotism in today’s young minds. A presentation on the life of Gandhi and memories on the history of Sathyagraha movement were made. More than 50 staff and 150 students wore khadi/cotton dress to make the programme memorable.