Karnataka Rajyotsava was celebrated in November to commemorate the formation of Karnataka State in the school quadrangle. The chief guest for the event was Mr. Adiveppa Haalagi, the Vice- Principal of Loyola Pre-University College, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru.The programme commenced with a prayer dance followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries Rev. Fr Leo Pereira, Rector of SJII, Rev. Fr Rohan D'Almeida, the Principal, Rev. Fr Balaraju, the Vice Principal, Ms Sherly Wilfred, the Academic Advisor. The chief guest encouraged students with his meaningful speech and a melodious song in Kannada.The celebration witnessed the cultural spirit of the Josephites who presented a tapestry of colourful, cultural programmes commemorating the glory of Karnataka state, its culture, writers and famous personalities. Several models of the monuments of Karnataka was exhibited for Principal Fr. Rohan D'Almeida and other dignitaries inaugurated 'Ujjwala',a contribution box for supporting the less fortunate of our school and the others in need. The celebration concluded with the singing of our state anthem -Jai BharathaJananiyaTanujathe Jaya He Karnataka Mathe.