March 25, 2017 - 10:00 am
March 25, 2017 - 4:30 pm
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Khalsa College Over-all Champion, KCW and KCP first and second Runner Up
The cultural bonanza highlighting dance, fun and frolics marked the three-day-long Second Inter-Khalsa College Youth Festival-2017 which concluded at Khalsa University campus here today. Hundreds of students from 13 Khalsa institutions took part in the festival in which Khalsa College lifted overall Champion while Khalsa College for Women (KCW) and Khalsa College of Pharmacy remained first and second runner up, respectively.
The students showcased their talent in singings competitions, fancy dress, mimicry, skits, debates, discussions, kawishri, group shabad gayan, poetry, painting, rangoli and cartooning. The Bhangra and Gidda remained the star attractions. Khalsa College of Education was first in Literary Items while Khalsa College was first and Sri Guru Teg Bahadur College for Women was second runner up.
In Dance Khalsa College was first, Khalsa College of Education second and Khalsa College (Amritsar) of Technology and Business Studies, Mohali was third.
Khalsa College Governing Council President, Satyajit Singh Majithia who was the chief guest during the closing ceremony, hailed the students after watching their performances for the meticulous presentations and competitive spirits. Such programs provide platform to the students to showcase their hidden talents of art’’, said Majithia.
KCGC Honourary Secretary, Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina and other members also witnessed the closing ceremony as he said that students arrived from all over the state to take part in various competitions. He narrated the history how the youth festival was started last year to provide the students an opportunity to exhibit their prowess on stage and canvass.
He said, the Youth Festival was an in-house program which was envisaged following the Khalsa institutions increasing manifold in the recent years. The festival, he said will help to polish the students’ skills to compete in other cultural functions and competitions in the inter-colleges and inter-university events.
KU Registrar, Dr. Jaswinder Singh Dhillon welcomed the guests and they were overwhelmed by the talent of the students. He said that the Khalsa Institutions which participated in the festival were already champions in their categories as affiliating colleges of various universities and thus it was a `competition of the champions’.
KU Dean Academics, Dr. Raghbir Singh, DSW, Dr.Sukhbir Kaur Mahal, Dean, Research, Dr. RK Dhawan, Dr. Amarpal Singh, Dr. SK Jand, Dr.SP Kaur Dhillon, Dr.Jaspal Singh and others were present during the festival. The judges for the various events included Sharad Manocha, Jobanjeet Kaur, Dr. Prabhjeet Kaur, Ravinder Ravi, Jasbir Singh, Vijay Sharma, Amanjot and Jagjit Singh.