The 69th Republic Day was celebrated at St.Albert’s College, Ernakulam. NCC Cadets of Naval, Air, Army and the staff of St. Albert’s College participated in it.
The National Flag was unfurled by Rev. Fr.Antony Arackal, Chairman and Manager of St.Albert’s College.
Dr.M.L.Joseph, Principal of St.Albert’s College gave the Republic Day message. ANO Lt.M.A.Solomon, Dr.Nelson Rodrigues, Dr.J.Jameson, Dean Research, Sri.Sajeev Jose, Sri Joseph Prince and other students were also present.
The Naval NCC cadets of St. Albert’s College secured the first place in the Armed Forces Category parade, conducted by the District Administration held at Civil Station, Kakkanad. The Air Wing NCC cadets secured the second place.
A meeting of the Ex-Naval NCC cadets of the College was also held, initiating the formation of an Alumni Association of the cadets. About 65 cadets took part. The Cadet Captains and cadets from 2001 onwards were present. The meeting was presided by ANO Lt.Dr.M.A Solomon.