Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated all over Karnataka specifically on 1st November but generally throughout November. It is a day when the state rejoices in the true spirit of Kannada. On Friday, 17th November 2017 the Department of PG Commerce of Indian Academy Degree College – Autonomous, celebrated Rajyotsava with great pomp and grandeur. A noted Television personality, Kannada activist Mr. Kirik Keerthi was invited as the Chief Guest for the occasion and his inspirational talk on Kannada gained the attention of the crowd.
The Students of department pay their tribute to their Kannadanadu by giving speeches in praise of her and her sons i.e. Kannada poets, writers and leaders. A skit/tableau depicts the rich cultural heritage of Kanadanadu. Group songs and dances like Barathanatyam, Huli kunitha (Tiger Dance) etc, singing the glory of this great state are presented. Overall an atmosphere of enjoyment, excitement and enthusiasm prevails during the assembly when Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated.
As a part of Rajyotsava celebrations, several competitions like ‘Celebration of Festivals’, ‘Kannada Essay Writing’ , ‘Pick and speak’ and ‘ Kannada Quiz’ were organized during Kannada week from 13th Nov 2015 till 17th Nov 2017 and winners of the events were awarded with prizes on the day of Rajyotsava.