Republic Day and Investiture Ceremony 2021

Republic Day and Investiture Ceremony 2021

On the occasion of the 72nd Republic Day, January 26, 2021, The Yenepoya School and PU College also conducted a solemn Investiture Ceremony for the newly elected members of the Student Council, in order to keep up the tradition of the school and college having a student council, over the years. But this year due to the pandemic, the student council members were elected only once they started with their physical classes and had a small Investiture Ceremony, in order to ensure all the COVID-19 safety protocols were followed.

The Programme began with a Prayer by the School Choir, followed by the Welcome Speech by Mr. Anil D’Sa, Campus Coordinator. The Chief-Guest Mrs. Geetha Saldanha, was introduced by Liya Khadeeja Haider. Thereafter, the Flag Hoisting Ceremony took place in the presence of teh Chief-Guest and the other dignitaries including the Principal, Mr. Joseph Mechirath and Campus Director, Mrs. Mishria Javeed, along with the Teaching and Non-Teaching Faculty Members, Parents of the Cabinet Members and the Students of II PUC and Grade 10. After the flag hoisting ceremony, The Importance of the Day was read by Amna Javed.

The Formal Investiture Ceremony began with the reading of the Importance of the Investiture Ceremony by Hiba Mariyam, after which the newly elected Cabinet Members were Introduced by Fathima Shaida from Grade 10 and Mohammed Nabil from II PUC. The Cabinet Members were then honoured with their Badges and Sashes and took their oath which was led by the newly elected College President, Muhammed Kaif Yenepoya. The newly elected Cabinet Members are – Muhammed Kaif Yenepoya, President (II PUC Commerce); Ayesha Haifa, Vice-President (II PUC Science); Secretary, Mariyam Shaiba Nazil (II PUC Commerce); Joint Secretary, Monisha K. (II PUC Science) and from the School section, Amna Javed, Head Girl (Grade X).; Sayyed Aakif Hussain, Head Boy (Grade X).; Assistant Head Girl, Shwetha S.(Grade IX); Assistant Head Boy, Mahad Sheikh (Grade IX). Furthermore, the College President, the Head Girl and the Head Boy, gave their speeches, after which the Key Note Address was delivered by the Chief-Guest, Mrs. Geetha Saldanha, followed by the Principal and the Campus Director’s addresses to the gathering.

The Programme culminated with the Vote of Thanks by Muhammed Hussain Shahil Shahish and singing of the National Anthem. The Programme was compered by Sarah Xavier of Grade X.