Friday, August 24, 2001, Chandigarh, India


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Inter-house talent hunt contest
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, August 23
The senior section students of Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, organised an inter-house talent hunt contest here today.

Students from each of the six houses were given 35 minutes to present a solo song, folk dance and a one-act play. While performing folk dances, students of Nehru House danced on Tera yaar bolda, while others danced on songs like Dholi taro, Bhumro and presented boliyan.

In solo songs, Prapti Mukherjee of Nehru House sang Bole re papihara and Megha Sharma of Subhash House sang Dil cheez kya hai. Students of Subhash House presented a one-act play, titled, Suche ka bol bala, jhuthe ka munh kala and students of Nehru House performed play, Kursi matt de jana, in which they highlighted the state of political parties during elections in India.

Finally, Raman House was declared first, followed by Tagore House and Patel House. Vyoma Aggarwal was declared the best singer, followed by Megha Sharma and Ruchu Katyal. Mukul Mohindra and Robin Chhabra were declared best actors and Sunila Sharma and Nitika were declared best actresses. Robin Chhabra also received prize for best director. Among folk dances, students of Raman House bagged first prize and those from Tagore House and Nehru House were declared second and third, respectively. Play titled, Dur de dhol suhanvne was declared the best.

Mukul Mohindra and Nitika were declared best comperes. Ms Alpana was the chief organiser of the contest. Dr Shuchi Aggarwal, Ms Apoorva, Ms Sushma Mehan and Ms Sonia Verma pronounced the judgement. Ms I. Kumar, Principal, gave away the prizes and appreciated the efforts of the students.



Talent hunt contest
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, August 23
To judge the individual performances of the students, a talent hunt contest was organised at SCD Government College here today.

On the occasion, nearly 60 students presented solo performances through histrionics, geets, ghazals, lok geets, poetry and declamations. In lok geets, Mandeep Singh presented ‘Chhala’, Baljinder Singh presented the song, ‘Ve sone deya kangna’, and Sanjeev Gupta presented ‘Jithe sada dil karda’.

For declamation contest, students had to choose from 12 topics including ‘Should cloning be extended to humans also’, ‘Over population : Root cause of all the evils’, ‘Har vigyapan patra ki kendra bindu nari hi kyun’, ‘Kash mein pradhan mantri hota’ and ‘Dal jheel shanti di udeek vich’.

For geets, Amarpreet Singh, Baljinder Singh, Kuljit Singh and Malkiat Singh were given prizes out of the total 14 participants. In lok geets, Baljinder Singh, Rajan Kumar, Mandeep Singh and Manish Kumar were given prizes. For histrionics, Jasmeet Singh and Lal Chand were selected. Among the four participants of ghazals, Rajan Kumar and Malkiat Singh were given prizes. In declamation contest, Aditya Kumar, Bikramjit Singh, Anil Goel and Humanshu were chosen from 14 contestants. In poetry, Kumad Chandra, Mohammad Iqlak, Sandeep Verma and Bikramjit Singh were selected out of 16 participants.

Ms Jasbir Mehan, Prof B.S. Prehar, Mr Rajdeep S.Gill and Mr Vishrat Sharma, all teachers at the college, pronounced the judgement. Professor P.S. Sohi, member, Sabhyacharak Manch of the college, said the selected students would be given a chance to perform during inter-college youth festival. The Principal, Mr A.S. Turna, gave away the prizes and appreciated their efforts.


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