BHADERWAH, Oct 15: The 5-day Youth Festival ‘Sangam 2019-20’ concluded with the multi dimensional cultural bonanza and distribution of prizes among the winners and participants on the final day of the mega event, here.
The SANGAM 2019-20, with the tag line of ‘Let’s Build Our Nation’ was organized by Bhaderwah Campus in collaboration with Rastryia Rifles based at Bhaderwah, to promote everlasting peace and prosperity in the Chenab Valley and to also give youth of all the three regions of the state, a platform and exposure to showcase their skills in different fields.
The Closing Ceremony of the mega event was held in the premises of Bhaderwah Campus, where Prof Rajni Dhingra Dean Reaserch Sciences was the chief guest, while Prof Rajni Kant Sinha, Director Directorate of Distance Education was the guest of honour.
The mega event witnessed participation of 1286 students and teachers from 32 Colleges and all the off-site Campuses of Jammu University, hence becoming the first University Campus of the state where the students from 32 colleges and all the campuses participated.
It is notable that the ‘SANGAM 2019 -20’ was inaugurated by GoC Northern Command Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh on October 11.
The highlight of the event was mesmerizing solo dance performances by Diksha of Bhaderwah Campus and group dance by the students of Degree College Kishtwar.
The overall runners-up trophy was bagged by Govt Degree College Doda who secured 422 points while Jammu University lifted the coveted Sangam trophy with 491 points.
The Closing Ceremony ended with prize distribution to all the students, including winners and runners-up teams, beside all participating players by the chief guest Dean Research Studies Jammu University, Prof Rajni Dhingra along with other dignitaries.
Prof Rajni Dhingra, in her address stressed on empowerment of youth and appreciated the role of Army.
Prof Anil Kumar Raina, Rector, Bhaderwah Campus, in his key note address said, “Through Sadhbhavana, Army not only contributed to the development in infrastructure including institutions but also has taken up the development of youth through sports, educational and allied activities.
During the Closing Ceremony the Commanding Officer, Rashtriya Rifles located at Bhaderwah in his address highlighted the aspect of return of normalcy in the region which was evident from the enthusiastic participation of the students from various colleges including the girl students.
Proceedings of the closing ceremony were conducted by Dr Jatinder Manhas, Arif Haleem Khateeb, Ambish Malik and Supreet Kour while as the vote of thanks was presented by Dr Neeraj Sharma.