Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Jan Nayak Chaudhary Devi Lal’s birth anniversary celebrated
Jan Nayak Chaudhary Devi Lal’s birth anniversary celebrated at JCDV
SIRSA NEWS ( www.SirsaNews.com )
27 September, 2011
Pictures & Videos: Amar Singh Jyani, GS Mann.
The 98th birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Ch. Devi Lal was celebrated at JCD Vidyapeeth yesterday. The Chief Guest of the function was Sh. Naresh Kaushal, Editor, Dainik Tribune, Chandigarh while Mr. Bharat Bhushan Pradhan, Director, Jindal Saw Limited presided over the function. Hundreds of people were present at JCDV to pay their homage to the great leader.
The Program had commenced with the arrival of the Chief Guest with a floral welcome to them. After the floral welcome, the lamp was lit, followed by the Saraswati and Ganesh Vandana. After this a special documentary in the direction of Sh. Narender Kumar with the cooperation of Sh. Vishal Vats and Kanwal Kumar was presented to showcase the life and incidents associated with Chaudhary Devilal. While in power, Chaudhary Devi Lal is credited for having taken several decisions in the interest of the farming community and the rural people, among whom he is popularly known as 'Tau'. In this the various snapshots from his life was taken and act by the students along with a background description of scenes. The students of Sirsa School participated in a Dandiya Fusion Dance. The participants looked wonderful in their colourful Gujrati costumes. A choreography on the contribution of Chaudhary Devilal in Indian Freedom Movement was performed which was highly applauded by the audience. Chaudhary Devi Lal was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and was actively involved in the struggle for Indian independence from the British Raj. On Mahatma Gandhi's call he left his studies unfinished to take part in the freedom movement.
Afterwards girls from Mata Harki Devi College, Odhan performed Giddha titled ‘Jaago’. In this emotion of a girl who is in her parental home during the festival of ‘Teej’ is depicted. The mesmerizing folk songs captured the hearts of audience. Then a Haryanvi Skit by the students of JCD College of Polytechnic is presented on superstition which conveyed the message of fake ‘Babas’ in the society. The skit was followed by Rajasthani Dance by Dental College students on the lyrics of famous song ‘Mhare hiwada mein nachaya morr’ which was absolutely awesome.
Then the spectators were thrilled by the most awaited performance by students of management who walked the ramp as cowboys. The audience couldn't have asked for more, as the walk electrified the atmosphere. The enthusiastic participation of the students in Haryanvi Dance from Mata Harki Devi College was an eye-catcher for everybody. The evening lit off with a spark by the dance. The colorful and vibrant fest concluded on high note of enthusiasm of traditional Punjabi folk dance Bhangra. A flash mob of about twenty Bhangra dancers in colourful and vibrant Punjabi costumes enthralled onlookers at the event.
The Vidyapeeth administration announced a cash prize of rupees 1100/- for the outstanding performance of fourth class employees in their respective fields. Prizes were distributed by the Chief Guest to the deserving participants who took part in the function. In the end, Sh. Naresh Kaushal encouraged the students with his words of wisdom and blessings and asked them to tread on the path shown by Chaudhary Devilal and become a true INDIAN. Dr. Shamim in her address said that we have a number of projects lined up, all of which will bear the stamp of novelty. Nothing can stop us right now……. Our journey has just begun. Dr. Shamim Sharma while thanking the audience announced a raise of 6 to 10 percentage for Non-teaching Staff and 21 percentages to the fourth class employees.
At last vote of thanks was delivered by the Program coordinator Dr. Kuldeep Singh. He said an event of this magnitude requires detailed planning months in advance. It also requires meticulous execution that leaves nothing to chance. He thanked the organizers particularly staff members of JCD Vidyapeeth for making this program a resounding success.