JAMMU, Feb 28: ‘Lok Rang Mahotsava’, a festival of folk music, dances and arts, organized by the Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu, witnessed the enthralling performances of folk music, dances and creatively designed Rangolis by the students of different B.Ed Colleges affiliated with JU.
The Rolling Trophy was clinched by Sant Mela Singh College of Education for being overall champions of the festival. Jai Kumar Sharma, Director College Development Council, who was chief guest at the valedictory function, presented the trophy to the winners.
Earlier, in her welcome address, Prof Satnam Kour, Dean Students Welfare, informed about the programme where folk songs, folk dances and Rangolis were featured.
In folk song (group) event, Bhartiya College of Education stood First, Sant Mela Singh College secured Second position and Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Education stood Third. In folk song (solo) Shobha from Rajiv Gandhi College of Education secured first position, Karandeep from Yogananda College of Education was adjudged Second and Bhawna Sharma from Sant Mela Singh College of Education stood Third.
Certificate of Merit was awarded to Neha Rajput from Bahadur Shastri College of Education. In Folk Dance competition, Sant Mela Singh College of Education stood First and Surya College of Education stood Second. In Rangoli event Rimpy Badiyal from Shivalik College of Education stood First, Sakshi from Sant Mela Singh College stood Second and the Third position was shared by Bharti Sharma and Swati Verma both from Govt College of Education.
Kelash Mehra and Renu Sehgal were the judges for the singing events. Randhir Kumar and Ravi Sharma were the adjudicators for the Dance event while Prof Neeru Sharma and Dr Samridhi Arora were the judges for Rangoli event.
Prominent among those who were present on the occasion, included Prof Arvind Jasrotia, Chairperson Campus Cultural Committee, Prof S K Pandita Co-Chairperson Campus Cultural Committee, Dr Anupama Vohra, Associate Dean SW, Dr Parmil Kumar and Dr A R Manhas (Assistant Deans SW), Dr Vishavraksha, Dr Monika Narang, Dr Seema Sharma, Dr Shallu Sehgal, Dr Meghna Dhar, Dr Virender Koundal, Dr Sunita Sharma, students, scholars and cultural secretaries.
The event was coordinated by Ifra Kak, Culture Officer and Sumeet Sharma, Drama Instructor.