Students in Traditional Punjabi Dresses performing Giddha during Teej Celebrations at KCW
Students in Traditional Punjabi Dresses performing Giddha during Teej Celebrations at KCW
Ludhiana, August 12, 2017 (Tarvinder Kaur): The Corridors of KCW resonated with laughter and traditional beats as Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines Ludhiana celebrated 27th Trinjan Festival pursuing Punjabiyat fervor around the surroundings today. The day was marked with various cultural and Heritage display of handicrafts organised by various departments.

The cultural extravaganza was graced by the presence of the embodiment of rich cultural heritage of Punjab, the stunning Sunanda Sharma a renowned Punjabi Singer along with guests of honour, members of managing committee and the retired teachers from different faculties.

The occasion was thoroughly beamed with the prompting participation of the students in Rangoli, Embriodery, Bagh Phulkari, Cross Stitch, Crochet, Pakhi Making, Knitting, Mehndi, Giddha, Bhangra and various other traditional activities such as Gudian Patole making, Chikker Making, Paranda Making, Nala Making, Tokri Making, Mitti de Khadone Making, Khiddo Making, Rassa Vatna, Eenu Making, Sanjhi Making, etc related to Punjabi culture.

A veneered stalls of Flavoured Milk, Lassi, Khoya Burfi, Biscuits, and Organic Pickles were put up by Bhaini Sahib (Namdharies) were adorned with the motive to magnify the cultural Heritage of Punjab under the patronage of Dr. Rasil Kaur Head of Department of Punjabi. The Girls with Traditional Punjabi Dresses, Paranda, Traditional Jewellery were the centre of attraction.

The stunning and illustrious stalls were put up by the various departments of the college adding flavour to the embellishment of the occasion. The Youth Club of the college organized a rally on “International Youth Day” creating awareness among the Youth to be dynamic and chivalrous. They along with Red Cross unit too exhibited their stalls in the college campus. Sealing the attention of the guests and students the real image of Punjabiyat was framed with decorated Charkhas and Pakhis. Famous Dishes of Saawan Season Mal Poore, Kheer, Jalebi and Pakoras were enjoyed by the relishers.

Singing sensation Sunanda Sharma enthralled the audience through famous punjabi songs. The students got a chance to get acquainted with and appreciate the traditional handicrafts. They also enjoyed the rides on Tonga and Swings. The fragrance of fun and enjoyment pervaded in the atmosphere and it created some everlasting memories.

Principal Dr. Mukti Gill applauded the role of the organizers of the show and admired the energetic participation of the guests and the students and strengthened all of them to continue the journey for a social cause by building up Punjabiyat among the students. The event turned out to be a memorable one and gave it the shade of grand family celebrations.