Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh organised Kala Sangam-A Cultural Evening on 17-11-2018. First Lady Shrimati Alka Singh, wife of His Excellency Sh. V. P. Singh Badnore, Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Sh. R.S. Brar, Director Higher Education, UT Administrationalso graced the occasion.
The evening started with lighting of the Ceremonial Lamp by the Chief Guestand other dignitaries. Welcoming the first lady, Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college,proudly stated the achievements of the college in academic and co-curricular domains. She highlighted that the college has been ranked as a pioneer institution in North India by all the major ranking agencies of the country. The excellent achievements of the students and faculty have been complemented by the progress that the institution has made, may it be in infrastructure or in academics and research.
Students showcased their talent by presenting music and dance items in the cultural evening. The presented items won accolades and prizes in the Zonal and Inter-zonal Youth and Heritage Festivals. It is noteworthy that the college won the Overall Trophy in the PU Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival for the sixth consecutive time this year.
Indian orchestra presented by the students was a vibrant synthesis of sitar, rikhiveena, banjo, dilruba, mandolin and many instruments, and was thoroughly enjoyed by one and all. Haman haiishqmastaana, a sufi Group Bhajan of Kabir was a treat for the ears. Chirmi, an energetic group dance of Rajasthan presented by the students with great liveliness left the audience swerving on their feet.
Mimicry by Osheen was very entertaining and left everybody wondering on the exceptional imitation talent of the student. Group song bharatdeshakhandhai glorified the potential and achievements of the nation. Students also presented Luddi, the traditional Punjabi dance which made the atmosphere lively and enthusiastic.
Mime on the pertinent issue of mob lynching was very thought provoking and an eye-opener. It served the purpose of generating awareness about the social evil. Vandematram, a dance portraying the unity in diversity of India and signifying national integration was a colourfulshow of vibrantly dressed students representing the varied cultures of Indian states.
Addressing the students and faculty, the Chief Guest Shrimati Alka Singh applauded the brilliant performance and congratulated the presenters and their mentors.She commended the multidimensional feats of the college and felt assured that the institution will keep on adding feathers in its cap by many more academic and extra-curricular accomplishments.