“Freedom begins from within and with rights comes responsibility” said Dr. Pankaj Singh addressing the staff & students of Nims University. Dr. Singh was speaking as the Chief Guest of 71st Independence Day celebration in Nims University. Dr. Singh, said that if India has to become a Super power like CHINA; all the citizens of country will have to understand the real meaning of Freedom and play their role responsibly. According to Dr. Singh” Indians are very successful abroad because they follow all the rules & regulations when in foreign country and take ownership but in India they defy all discipline in name in of Freedom.” “This has to change”, he said, “This is time that we should Walk the Talk. Mere words will not make India a great country which our freedom fighters fought for. It is our responsibility to make the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi , Bhagat Singh come true by owning responsibility & working towards a better India.”. The function started with hoisting of National Flag. The students & staff sang national anthem. It was followed by parade of security guards of Nims University. With head held high the guards gave salute to Tricolor, reiterating the pledge of safeguarding the University. The Registrar, Dr. K P Singh welcomed & congratulated everyone on this auspicious occasion. The program ended with distribution of sweets.