Nov. 17, 2011
-- Lovely Professional University is currently hosting Punjab School Education Board’s Jalandhar Region Competitions for Cultural & Co-Curricular Events. Inaugurated today by the Pro Chancellor of the University, Ms Rashmi Mittal, the competitions will continue up to 17th November. About 250 school students have gathered to exhibit their talents in 6 competitive events of today. 18 Judges of prominence and repute have been deputed to adjudge the talents of the participants. On the first day students competed for Bhashan, Geet Gayan, Kavita, Shabad, Chitrakala and Sundar Likhai. Illustrative, it is the second time in consecution that LPU is extending its co-ordination towards managing such a mammoth organization of PSEB, Government of Punjab.
On this occasion, the Pro Chancellor Ms Rashmi Mittal said: “Our University is ever-ready to be up to the expectations of all those who have faith in its potentialities and capabilities, particularly the works related to social responsibilities. That is why we have been specially chosen second time by the education board of the Government of Punjab to fulfill herculean task of such a conduction.”
Inspiring the young students she further said: “Healthy competitions teach us to excel and channelize the energy in the positive direction. Such activities help us to uphold our traditions, customs, values and culture in abundance. The Punjab School Education Board really deserves applaud and appreciation for bringing so many schools together to compete on such level.”
It is worth noticing that held annually at Block, District, Regional and State Level in chronological order; these co-curricular activities have due Academic Weight-age for the participants. These are held in equivalence to the achievements made at University level Regional Youth Festivals. On contacting a few participating students and teachers, Mansi, Simran, Sonia Khanna, Raman, Muskan, Jasanpreet, satnam singh, they were of the view: “We are lucky to perform before the audience and spectators of the largest University of India. The boost through them is certainly urging us to present with more enthusiasm the talent we have.”
In today’s competition Harmanpreet Kaur, Sameer Sharma and Dapinder Kaur stood first, second and third position at Bhashan competition. Amanpreet Kaur stood first in Shabad Gayan, Riyaz stood first position in lokgeet, Simran Kaur stood first in Sundar likhai, and Vikas stood first in Chitrakala.
600 students will compete on the second day for Aam Gyan, Shabad, Geet, Bhashan, Kavita, Chitrakala, Solo Dance, Bhangra, Giddha, Vaar, kavishri, Sunder Likhai; and, the third Day will see 650 students in competition for Maulik Likhit, Aam Gyan, Shabad, Geet, Bhashan, Kavita, Chitrakala, Solo Dance, Bhangra, Giddha, Vaar, kavishri, Sunder Likhai.