GDC Pouni hosts series of contests ahead of Independence Day celebration

REASI: Government Degree College Pouni in last month organized a series of Intercollegiate Singing, Debate and Essay Writing Competitions in the run up to the Independence Day Celebration and as part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.

The Cultural Committee conducted the events under the supreme guidance and supervision of the College Principal Prof. Rajni Bhagat.

Prof. U S Liza, Convener Co-curricular and Cultural Activities Committee was the In-Charge of the event.

The theme of the Debate and Essay Writing Competition was, "India After Independence. The event witnessed overwhelming participation of the college students.

In Debate competition, the students strongly put forth their point of views by speaking for and against the topic and gave reasons to support their arguments and statements. Around 20 students participated in the essay writing competition to commemorate the 75th Independence Day.

Dr. Tarseem Kumar administered the Essay Writing Competition, while Prof. Balbir Kumar, Prof. Jaspal Singh and Prof. U S Liza evaluated the essays submitted by the students.

The names of top two contestants of each event were forwarded to the Nodal College, GDC Reasi.

With the winners of today's event a total six students, Shami Kumar and Deepak Sharma - the winners of Singing competition, Nusraat Jaan and Priya Sharma winners of Essay Writing Competition, and Vaishali Sharma and Monika Sharma the winners of Debate competition, along with Prof. Jaspal Singh went to Reasi College to compete in the District level.

Nusraat Jaan from GDC Pouni emerged the runner up in the District level Essay Writing Competition winning a cash prize of 3000 rupees. Principal GDC Pouni, Prof. Rajni Bhagat congratulated the winner, and appreciated Prof. U S Liza, Convener Co-curricular Activities.

Meanwhile, to promote the "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign, NSS Unit of Government Degree College Pouni organised an awareness rally here from the college campus to Boulian locality.

The campaign was held under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav - to mark the 75th year of Indian Independence. The rally was organised under the guidance of the Principal Prof. Rajni Bhagat and was inaugurated by NSS Convener, Prof. Balbir Kumar, HOD Economics.

The NSS Volunteers disturbed around 30 national flags among the heads of the families of the village, Boulian. The central objective behind the initiative was to encourage people to hoist the national flag and to invoke the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and to promote awareness about the Indian National Flag.

Prof. U S Liza, Co-convener NSS, encouraged students to come forward and display their patriotism by participating in the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign.

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