On the occasion of Children’s Day, November 14th, 2022, the Department of Paediatrics celebrated both Kannada Rajyotsava and Children’s Day in the hospital lecture hall. Dr.Pooja and Dr.Darshan delivered the inaugural speech, followed by a devotional song by Dr.Rohit seeking the blessings of his divine soul Padmabushana Sri SriSri Dr.Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji, his holiness Sri SriSriDr.NirmalanandanathaMahaswamiji, revered Sri SriDr.PrakahnathaSwamiji, in the presence of our beloved dean and principal Dr.M E Mohan, medical superintendent Dr.Srikanth Kulkarni, Head of the Department of Paediatrics Dr.Ramesh M. The lighting of lamp was done by the dignitaries.

Dr.Pusrnima, Professor in the Department of Paediatricsenlightened and motivated one and all present  by delivering  a speech on this year’s WHO topic  ‘Equality and inclusiveness’.

Following this, there was prize distribution to our this year’s Undergraduates toppers, and for the winner of various other events like ORS poster making, quiz competition and skit conducted by the Department of Paediatrics. The department also conducted an open drawing competition for the kids in both OPD and IPD, for which the kids took part in enthusiastically, later an essay writing competition was conducted for our postgraduates and undergraduates on this year’s WHO topic ‘equality and inclusiveness’.

Our beloved Dr.Rohit entertained one and all with song dedicated to Kannada Rajyotsava. The audience enjoyed the reels created by Dr.Darshan on the Department of Paediatrics, followed by a melodious song sung by the entire Department of Paediatrics.

Afterwards, lavish refreshments were arranged for everyone present at the event, which everybody savoured.

Vagesh, a follow up kid, very sweetly sang a song which touched the audience’s hearts and was appreciated by one and all.

Last but not the least, the vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.Pooja.

The programme was very informative for the undergraduates, postgraduates, dignitaries and everyone part of it.