The girls danced elegantly on the Teej traditional song ” papeha bolaa baag mein, sawaaan aoyoo re….” at the teej festival held at Girls Hostel of DAV College Jalandhar
DAV College organised celebration of the traditional Teej festival in the girls hostel. Teej festival of monsoon basically marks the significance of arrival of monsoon and is dedicated to goddess Parvati and her union with Lord Shiva .
A swing was installed in the girls hostel , on this occasion . Girls with their respective partners and friends drew beautiful designs of heena .” Shrawan ” singing competition marked the performance of many girls singing beautiful songs in their sweet voices . The Jhulha songs in the event were a source of attraction. A stall of eatables was put up for the students including bhelpuri, ice cream ,jalebi , paanipuri etc.
The honourable Chief Guest at the occasion was Smt Amritpal Kaur (Retired Deputy Director, Revenue Intelligence ), who was welcomed warmly by Principal Dr B B Sharma, Chief Warden Prof T D Saini with a floral welcome.
Various competition were held Like poster making, rangoli, slogan making and Mehndi. These were judged by Dr kiranjeet, Dr Komal, Dr Renuka and Prof Sharanjit Sandhu.
Principal Dr B B Sharma congratulated all the girls on the occasion . Talking about the significance of the teej festival he quoted ” by participating in such traditional festivals we stay connected to our rich cultures, traditions and heritage (virasaat) “. The girls sang beautiful cultural songs ” lok geet” and made the environment totally melodious . Other items like giddha, dances and nrityas and Punjabi folk dances and forms made the occasion more colorful and meaningful.
Guest of honour at the occasion was Prof Brar (from Gadvasu) and Shri Deepak Soni
“Neha Kakkar” was given the tag of “Miss Teej” “Divyajyoti” became “Miss Elegant ” and “Jaspreet” became “Miss Charming “.
On this occasion Dr Kiranjeet Randhawa (Deputy Registrar ), Prof T D Saini (Chief Warden), Prof Sharanjeet, Mrs Praveen Saini, Dr Komal, Madam Romilla Verma, Dr Anupam, Renu Mahajan, Prof Sukhdev Randhawa, Prof Hemamt Kumar were also present.