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Medical students keep audience spellbound
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 2
Undergraduate medical students of 1999 batch were declared overall winners of the three-day colourful cultural festival — Ectopia 04 — which concluded at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here yesterday.

Out of five batches of undergraduate medical students, 1999 batch secured the maximum score for their excellent performance in various cultural activities. Batch 2000 was declared second. With this the cultural festival has come to an end.

Mr Dharamveer Bector, vice- president, and Mr Amrit Nagpal, secretary, Mr Prem Gupta, joint secretary, of the managing society, DMCH, encouraged the students. Mr Nagpal said the management of the DMCH would extend all its support for the students’ welfare.

In the duet song contest, it was Rohit and Jagdeep of 2001 batch, who walked away with first prize for the presentation of song ‘Dil ka bhanwar’. Sumeet and Harleen of Batch 2003 were declared second . The third position was shared by Harpreet and Jasleen of batch 2003 and Pahulpreet and Harkirt of batch 2003. Dr Chanchal Gupta, Dr Navjot Bajwa and Dr Anurag Chowdhary were the judges.

However, the major crowd-puller of the evening was the group dance contest. Dressed in chick-attire, the medical students left the audience spellbound with their electrifying performance based on foot-tapping folk and bollywood numbers. Batch 1999 secured first prize for their two dance performances on ‘Vande Matram’ and ‘Ayo re mharo dholna’. Batch 2000 and 2002 got second prize. Batch 2001 and 2003 were declared joint third. Dr Daljit Singh, Dr J. Whig, Dr Vinita Malhotra and Dr Sanjeev Uppal were the judges.

In the mono-acting contest, the first prize was won by Vishwadeep of batch 1999. Aminder Singh of batch 1999 got the second prize and Neha of batch 2000 bagged the third prize. Judges of the event were Dr M. L. Gupta, Dr M. Yamin, Dr Ashwini Chowdhary and Dr P. S. Nain.

Teachers also presented a few guest items. Dr Daljit Singh’s presentation of song,‘ Kaheen dur jab din dhal jay’ and Dr Navjot Bajwa’s duet with her daughter Zina Bajwa, ‘Hansta hua noorani chehra’ was highly appreciated by the students. Dr Sunil Juneja won appreciation for his urdu couplets.

Dr Daljit Singh, Principal, DMCH, gave away certificates and trophy to the winners. Members of the Cultural Committee of the DMCH, Dr Sandeep Puri, Dr Navjot Bajwa, Dr Sunil Juneja, Dr Suman Puri, Dr J. Bindra, Dr Jasdeep Singh were also honoured. Dr Sandeep Puri proposed the vote of thanks. 


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