13 January 2018
The staff and students of PG Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh, celebrated LOHRI with gaiety and fervor today. The celebrations began with the lighting of Bonfire by the Principal Prof. Anita Kaushal. Dean Prof. Rama Arora and Vice-Principal Mr. Kanwar Iqbal Singh also graced the occasion.
Luddi, Boliyan and other folklores were sung that captivated the atmosphere. Students dressed in colourful folk attires performed Giddha and a vast gathering of students danced to the tunes of Dhol. The teaching and non-teaching members also joined to rejoice and could not resist swerving their feet to the traditional melodies and Punjabi folk songs.
Greeting the students and the staff members on the occasion, Principal Prof. Anita Kaushal highlighted the significance of the festival and stressed that this festival symbolizes the love and affection for girls. She motivated them to celebrate the traditional festivals in their true spirit and propagate rich cultural heritage.
The traditional sweets – Reoris, Gajjak, Moongfali etc. were shared and enjoyed by all including guests.