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Tempest 2014: SGTB Khalsa emerges victorious in group folk dance

Mridang, the Indian Dance Society of Miranda House, organised their inter college dance competition ‘Tarangini’ as a part of Tempest 2014 on 22nd February. The event had two competitions, solo Indian Classical Dance and Group folk dance.

A total number of seven teams participated in the group folk dance competition. The first position was secured by SGTB Khalsa who performed Bhangra which was applauded by the crowd with hooting and cheers. The second position was shared by Gargi College and Mata Sundari College for Women who performed Haryanvi folk dance and Giddha respectively.

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The solo Indian Classical Dance competition was won by Apoorva from Gargi College and Radhika from Miranda House. Vishnu from Zakir Hussain College secured second position.

Both the competitions were judged by Mrs. Shruti Sinha and Mrs. Manju Wazir. Shruti Sinha is a Kathak exponent, an international choreographer and a Doordarshan artist. Manju Wazir is currently the HOD of Khaitan School of Dance and is also running an institute of Kathak.

“Our event Tarangini had an amazing participation and was appreciated from all the participating colleges.” said Vishakha Sharma, president of the Indian Dance Society of Miranda House.

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A first year student of English in Miranda House, Himanshi can be best described as someone who loves to read, write and sing. She worships Pink Floyd and Kurt Cobain. When not writing quirky lyrics and articles, she can be found singing on the top of her lungs. She wants to spend her life exploring her fixation with country music and Chevy trucks while travelling and writing about it, listening to any Beatles song in the background.


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