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UDAAN- LGBT RAMP WALK ENDS ON A HIGH NOTE AT PANJAB UNIVERSITY

March 28, 2019 09:20 PM

20 models from the LGBT community walked the ramp with high confidence showcasing 12 collections of ace national level designers, alumni of  UIFT and BSc 6th semester students.  Justice Nirmaljit Kaur of Punjab and Haryana High Court was the Chief Guest at the occasion.

Chandigarh (Face2News)

‘Udaan’- The first ever LGBT fashion show in the  region organised by Chandigarh State AIDS Prevention and Control  Societies (CSACS) in collaboration with University Institute of  Fashion Technology (UIFT) and Centre for Social Work (CSW), Panjab  University concluded on a high note at Emerging Areas Building lawns  (PU) today evening.

20 models from the LGBT community walked the ramp with high confidence showcasing 12 collections of ace national level designers, alumni of  UIFT and BSc 6th semester students.  Justice Nirmaljit Kaur of Punjab and Haryana High Court was the Chief Guest at the occasion.

“The show was a grand success and we are glad such an idea was floated by the CSACS,” said Dr. Prabhdip Brar, Chairperson UIFT and  ‘Udaan’ Co-ordinator.“This show is bound to send a positive message to  the LGBT community who are now a part of our education system too,”  added Dr. Monica Munjal, Chairperson, Centre for Social Work, Panjab University.

Dr. Gaurav Gaur, Co-coordinator- ‘Udaan’ and Dr. Vanita Gupta, Project  Director, CSACS were among those present at the occasion.

The collections included those of Siddhartha Bansal, a leading  designer from New Delhi, ‘Sohni’ by Sohni Makkar (Chandigarh), ‘Blush’ by Aman Sidhu and Nidhi Bajaj (Chandigarh), Honney Sandhu (Chandigarh), Babi Grewal (Chandigarh). In addition to these, the  models wore outfits designed by alumni of UIFT- Ms. Alpa (Faculty at  GGDSD College Sector 32), Ms. Karminder who showcased two collections  on the ramp- one comprising an evening party collection and another  comprising bohemian fashion and another alumnus of the department Ms. Anu Rani lent her ‘tie and dye’ outfits for the show. An interesting  collection by BSc 6th semester students of UIFT and of a UIFT research  scholar Ms. Jasleen was inspired by the concept of ‘refurbishing’ and  the outfits were based on ‘best out of the worn out clothes’ concept.

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