75th Indian Independence Day KIIT School of Languages Organizes Virtual Cultural Event ‘Liberated Mind & Heart’


Rhythm & Rhyme, the cultural activity club of School of Languages, KIIT Deemed to be University organized an online event, “Liberated Mind & Heart” signifying India’s spirit of diversity, on the eve of the 75th Indian Independence Day. This virtual cultural event, celebrated on 14th August 2021, was organized by the members of the club with a lot of vigor and enthusiasm, guided by the faculty coordinator of the club, Prof. Debanjali Roy.

This cultural event celebrated the 75th Independence Day of our nation and upheld the creative spirit of the students of the School of Languages. Mr. Duryodhan Sahoo, ex-Indian Air force Combatant Veteran was the Guest of Honor for the evening. He shared his experiences in the Kargil War and life in the Force. The event was a medley of music and dance presentations coupled with video recordings and poetry recitation. An important aspect of the event was a discussion of the term “Independence” from global perspectives as international students of the School from Rwanda, Bangladesh and Bhutan narrated stories of their nation’s independence and shared snippets of their national cultures through video presentation curated by the technical head of the team, Mr. Sabyasachi Mishra, student of B.A. English 2nd Year. The event was beautifully curated by the Student Coordinators of the Club, Ms. Ranjita Majumder and Ms. Vaishali Gupta, students of M.A. English 2nd Year and Ms. Milan Kumari Panda, student of B.A. English 2nd Year.

The event was also graced by Dean of School of Languages, Dr. Biswajit Das, Academic Coordinator of School of Languages; Dr. Sahel Md. Delabul Hossain and attended by students, teaching and non-teaching staff of KIIT School of Languages. It garnered a significantly appreciative and positive response from the audience.