Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth celebrated the 68th Republic Day with great patriotism. The Chancellor Prof. Rajaram Pagadala, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr K R Sethuraman, The Dean, Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. M Ravi Shankar, Dean of Research and Allied Health Sciences N Anantha Krishnan, Dean of Dental Sciences Prof. Carounanidy Usha, Mrs. Annie Faculty of Nursing commemorated the function by hoisting the National flag. Students from the three colleges were fecilitated for their outstanding class attendance and the employees were honoured for their service. The Chancellor enlightened the gathering with his talk. This was followed by a speech by Sri Hari Govind of first year MBBS who spoke on ‘Patriotism’. The students of various colleges enthralled the audience with songs. The program concluded with the National Anthem.