Chandigarh

YOUTH AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL CONCLUDES AT DEV SAMAJ COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

October 06, 2018 08:58 PM
"Students of Dev Samaj College for Women performing on the concluding day of PU Youth & Heritage Festival."

Chandigarh (face2News) 

The Panjab University Youth and Heritage Festival, Zone-B for girls' colleges, has concluded with enthralling dance performances by participating students.

The 4th & final day began with a Classical dance. In all 4 teams participated in the competition. This was followed by Group dance (General) in which 6 teams and 60 students took part. Competitions in folk dance forms Luddi/ Sami and Giddha were also held. These dances filled the air with joy & the audience was left awestruck. The day was certainly dedicated to dance forms like - ladies' traditional song of Punjab - Kali Singing, Vaar Singing, and Kavishri as these too were showcased.

The colleges took part in the 4 day fest - Dev Samaj College for Women, Sec 45, Chandigarh(host college), Post Graduate College for Women Sector- 42, Chandigarh, Post Graduate College for Girls Sector- 11, Chandigarh, Government Home Science College, Sector- 10, Chandigarh, Shri Guru Gobind Singh College for Women ,Sector- 26, Chandigarh, MCM DAV College for women Sector- 36, Chandigarh. Not just Chandigarh, three colleges from Ludhiana too are part of the festival . These are - Mai Bhago College for Women, Ramgarh, Ludhiana,National College for Women, Machiwara, Ludhiana, Gur Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women Jhar Sahib, Ludhiana. 

 
 
 
 
 
"The final day was full of festive spirit as dances from across the country were displayed by talented girl students from as many as 9 colleges of Chandigarh & Ludhiana. It was a riot of colour and I congratulate all the participants for putting in so much effort, in all the events held during the festival."Said Dr. Jaspal Kaur, Principal, Dev Samaj College for Women, Sec 45, Chandigarh.

Group General dance depicting the dance forms of various regions like Haryanvi, Rajasthani etc. were performed and their coordinated efforts and style of dancing left the spectators spell-bound. Audience was also awestruck by the Giddha performances during the evening. Bright, colourful attire and energetic dance performed to rhythmic clapping and bolian, mesmerized the audience and took the finale of the fest to a new crescendo.

In the morning session the Chief Guest was Mr. Rakesh Kumar Popli, PCS, Additional excise and Taxation commissioner cum collector (Excise), UT, Chandigarh while in the evening session the Chief Guest was , Sh. Sanjay Bainiwal, IPS, DGP, UT Chandigarh. Dr Agnese Dhillon, Secretary, Dev Samaj Managing Committee and Dr. Jaspal Kaur, Principal ,Dev Samaj College for Women , Sec 45 welcomed both the eminent personalities. 

Mrs. Veena Dhir, Director and Choreographer, Theatre department, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Dalip Kumar, ASPD, RUSA and Dr. Anuj Kumar, Deputy Director Rajya Sabha, and Mrs. Sukhminder Kaur Brar, President and Director World Punjabi Heritage Foundation & renowned Punjabi Folk Singer were the Guests' of honour during the day. 

It is pertinent to mention that the following colleges took part in the 4 day fest - Dev Samaj College for Women, Sec 45, Chandigarh(host college), Post Graduate College for Women Sector- 42, Chandigarh, Post Graduate College for Girls Sector- 11, Chandigarh, Government Home Science College, Sector- 10, Chandigarh, Shri Guru Gobind Singh College for Women ,Sector- 26, Chandigarh, MCM DAV College for women Sector- 36, Chandigarh. Not just Chandigarh, three colleges from Ludhiana too are part of the festival . These are - Mai Bhago College for Women, Ramgarh, Ludhiana,National College for Women, Machiwara, Ludhiana, Gur Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women Jhar Sahib, Ludhiana. 

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