In order to inculcate awareness about green Diwali, University Institute of Fashion Technology and Vocational Development (UIFT&VD), Panjab University (PU), organised a rangoli-making competition on the PU campus and celebrated Diwali on Wednesday. The competition was organised by guest faculty of the UIFT department Pardeep Dhiman.
More than 30 students of BSc fashion and lifestyle technology participated in the competition and made 13 rangolis.
The participants looked very enthusiastic. The gallery of the department dazzled with lights and colours. A variety of designs were seen, including peacocks, lord Ganesha, diyas and various other traditional motifs.
Students used a variety of materials and decorative items such as saw dust, rice powder, flowers, diyas and candles to make the rangoli.
Team of Anjali Jangra, Smridhi and Komal Preet Kaur of BSc semester 1 bagged the first prize, second position was secured by a team of Karina Bedi and Manveen Rai and team of Greetika Jassi and Jatinder Kaur of BSc semester 5 were at the third spot.
Consolation prize was won by the team of Kiranjot Kaur and Anmol, students of BSc semester 3.