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KMV Organizes Online Teej Celebrations

Teej Celebrations

Organises Various Competitions for the Students
Jalandhar 1 August (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya– the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Seat of Women Empowerment with Top National and State Rankings by India Today Survey of Best Colleges 2020 (various categories) firming roots in rich traditions is a routine .The festival of Teej was celebrated online in orderto mark the traditional welcome of monsoon by one and all of the KMV Fraternity. The celebration was organized by the P.G. Department of Punjabi. Mrs. Sukhvinder Amrit, a prominent punjabi poetess was special guest for the occasion& she also spellbound one and all with the poetical recitation of her folk poems. The environment throbbed with online folk dance (Giddha) performance and rendering of folk songs by the students. Dr. Iqbal Kaur & Dr. Harpreet Kaur from PG Department of Punjabi apprised the students regarding the significance of Teej in our culture. On this occasion, various competitions were also organised namely Tiyaan Di Rani, Sohna Punjabi Pehrawa & Sohni Mehandi competition in which participants from all over Punjab participated with full zeal & enthusiasm. The special piece of this celebration was that Alumni of KMV from India and abroad shared their memories through video messages related to their beloved college and expressed the feeling of proud and honour to be associated with KMV. Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that Teej celebrations have always been an integral part at KMV as it make students connected to their roots and to know about their rich culture.She apprised that the Teej is dedicated to daughters and sisters who visit their parents during the onsets of monsoon. It is secular in nature and is celebrated in Punjab by women of all faiths. She further maintained that although we were not able to celebrate this festival at our campus but nevertheless this online celebration will give an ample amount of opportunity for the students to showcase their talent. Madam Principal lauded the efforts of Dr Iqbal Kaur, Head, PG Department of Punjabi and other faculty members of Punjabi department for organising this celebration. On this occasion, Mrs Poonam, Head, PG Department of Music gave a musical presentation in the form of a melodious folk song.
Winners of ‘Tiyaandi Rani’-
3rd Amandeep kaur
2nd Preet
1st Bhimakshi
Gidhiandi Rani – Chelsea
Winners of ‘Sohna Punjabi Pehrava’-
3rd Navdeep kaur
2nd Simranjit kaur
1st Tajinder kaur

Winners of ‘SOHNI MEHNDI’-
3rd Parveen
2nd Jaspreet kaur
1st Harneet Kaur

CONSOLATION PRIZE-
Sukhjit kaur D/o Narinder singh
BEST MEHNDI ART-
AashnaSaluja
NEATNESS-
Simranpreet kaur