Bearys Institute of Technology, Mangalore, celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava with great enthusiasm. Prof. Dr. Nagappa Gowda R, Asst. Professor, SVP Kannada Study Center, Mangalore University of Kannada Department, Mangalore University and Dr. Antony A. J Principal, BIT, inaugurated the celebrations. Dr. Nagappa Gowda R, hosted the flag and spoke about the beauty and simplicity of Kannada language and encouraged students to learn Kannada. He spoke on the importance of the mother tongue and reminded Kannada is one of the oldest languages of India. Dr. Antony A. J emphasized the importance of learning Kannada and threw light on the achievements of Kannadigas in various spheres of life. A variety of entertainment programmes that included dance and songs were presented by students. The event generated a sense of pride in the minds of the audience for being a part of a culture that is so rich and vibrant. Various Department Heads and Staff of BIT were present. The programme concluded with the rendition of the State Anthem by all.