ANAND VIHAR College for Women (AVCW) celebrated its annual day on December 22 on the college premises. Institute for Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) Director Dr Pramila Maini was the chief guest, while chairperson of the college management committee Hena Bose and members of Vanita Samaj were present on the occasion.
The programme began with Saraswati Vandana through solo dance by Surabhi Kale (B Com). Rajasthani solo dance by B Com student Satakshi Rathore and solo dance (semi classical) by B Ed student Diksha Razdan also stole the show.
Later western solo dance presented by Huma Iqbal captivated the audience. Group dances—semi-classical (by B Ed students)
and filmy (by B Com students) were also arresting.
B Com students also presented a humorous skit on reversal of roles between the two genders. The skit was aimed at proving the worth of women in society. B Ed students rendered group song based on ‘Basant Ritu’.
B Ed student Kausar Jahan performed mimicry of Hema Malini, Ehsan Qureshi and a professor of the college. The last of the mimicry invited much applause.
Various prizes were distributed for cultural activities, academics and sports. The prizes for the best students in cultural activities went to B Ed student Bhavna Chauganikar and B Com student Surabhi Kale.
AVCW also held various intra-college competitions from December 18 to 20. Intra-collegiate song, dance, mimicry, hairstyle, bridal make-up and traditional dress competitions were held during this period.
MVM holds annual function
MOTILAL VIGYAN Mahavidyalaya (MVM) celebrated its annual function from December 21 to 23 and on December 26 on the college premises. Students’ union of the college presented cultural programme on December 21 and 23. The art and culture society of the college presented various competitions (based on the themes of patriotism and nature) on December 22.
Pradeep Jaiswal won the first prize in solo song, the second prize in solo song went to Prashant Rathore and third prize to Krishna Kumar Choudhary.
In a group song Pradeep Jaiswal, Rohit Singh, Rohan Hundeth and Sunil Baghel won the first position. In solo dance, Bhavna Sharma won the first place, Pooja Bathery stood second and Archana Tigga was third.
The winner in the group dance was the group including Bhavna Chouksey, Sakshi Sharma, Shalini Singh and Prarthana Patel. The convenor of the day’s programme was faculty (physics) Dr Manisha Nigam.
MVM also organised a fun fair with foodstalls, games, stalls of handmade jewellery by students on December 26. The funfair also included a DJ party.
Faculty (zoology) Dr Ruchira Chaudhary was the convenor of the funfair. The first prize for stalls went to Monica Saxena and group (aloo vada). The second prize was won by bhelpuri stall put up by Sachin Deewan and group and the game stall by Neeraj Tripathi and group came third. The consolation prize we nt to pineapple jalebi stall by Ajay Yadav and group.
IEHE to hold annual gathering
INSTITUTE FOR Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) is gearing up for annual function and degree distribution to be held in the first week of January. The college alumni will present cultural programmes and college orchestra ‘Sounds of Silence’ will perform on the occasion.
Several competitions including folk, fusion and classical dance, solo song (filmy and non-filmy) and group song will be held.
Various intra-collegiate competitions will go on for about a week, to be followed by annual gathering for two days. The first day will feature inter collegiate competitions, folk dances and intra-college competition of brides and grooms of India. Degrees will be distributed on the second day of the annual gathering.
Compiled by Arpita Mitra