<![CDATA[ Manjari 2013, the fest of Daulat Ram College reflected the vibrant spirit of the youth. The fest kicked off with a Marathon, followed by its inauguration by Ms. Smriti Irani, who was delighted to do the honours. Offering a wide variety of about 25 events, this fest had participants from all over Delhi University. The limelight of this cultural extravaganza was ‘Laasya’, the dance competition where about 8 teams set the stage on fire dancing to peppy tunes. One of the biggest auditoriums of Delhi University, it was jam packed with students who were eager to witness the competition. IIT Delhi, where the student techies broke out of their stereotypical geeky image received the loudest and most enthusiastic applause being the all-boys team. Eidos, the newly formed photography society of the college also put up an exhibition in the gazebo where young photographers displayed their best clicks. ‘Adakari’, the street play event attracted a huge crowd. Khalsa College got the first prize, Hansraj managed to win second and Maharaja Agrasen third. The day ended with Battle of Bands where bands from various colleges participated. Leggy college girls and tall, handsome guys walked the ramp flaunting their outfits, encouraged by whistles and ‘oohs’ that set the mood for one of the most happening fashion shows, ‘Laavanya’. CVS stole the show, as it beautifully showcased a traditional theme ‘’Nazaakat’, and grabbed the first place while Amity International managed to secure second place. Hegathon, the eating competition received a huge response from a lot of students who were tested on their eating capacity and were asked to eat tomatoes, bananas, and drink Coke. Elsewhere, students painted their hearts out on roads in the Road Painting competition, displaying their painting skills. Simultaneously commenced Geet Gaata Chal and Simphonia, which was a treat to all the music lovers. Students presented a plethora of musical presentations. The Rangshala roared with applause from students singing with the participants. As the clock ticked 5 the crowd moved towards the sports ground to dance to the tunes of Benny Dayal. After a long wait of one hour he came and rocked the night, while the crowd jumped on their feet for more than two hours as he sang his super hit numbers one after the other in his own style. This was his first official performance in Delhi. He wowed the crowds by crooning Bollywood numbers like “Disco Deewane”, “Lat Lag Gae”, which saw students belt out some latkaas and jhatkas. The fest had everything for everyone– from dance performances to a rock band session, street play, a fashion show and Paralympics. What added to the fun was the enthusiastic response of the crowd that cheered, sang and danced along with the participants.]]>
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