Burundi students declared winner at LPU cultural meet
The team of Burundi students was declared winners at One World cultural diversity five-day event at Lovely Professional University near here on Saturday.punjab Updated: Mar 15, 2014 20:53 IST
The team of Burundi students was declared winners at One World cultural diversity five-day event at Lovely Professional University near here on Saturday.
Student groups of Mauritius, Nepal, Rwanda, Maldives, Malawi, Afghanistan and Tanzania were also given cash prizes.
Students from Mongolia, China and South Korea added a different flavour to the vibrant event.
LPU chancellor Ashok Mittal said, "The idea behind the annual event is to promote world peace and communal harmony. Students should work towards maintaining peace and harmony all around, irrespective of their colour, creed, country and caste.
Mittal also gave away cash prizes amounting to Rs 65,000 to international student groups.
On the concluding day, many stalls for exhibition of peculiarities, foods, ornaments, dresses, products of different countries were put up by foreign students.
Burundi students representing the school of computer science and engineering won the first prize of Rs 15,000, Mauritius and Nepal students representing school of electronics and electrical engineering received Rs 10,000. Rwanda students representing school of business were given Rs 10,000.