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Maharaja Agrasen College wins debate competition at Reverie 2015

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Reverie 2015, the annual cultural festival of Gargi College commenced on Wednesday, 11th February.  The inaugural ceremony started at 10 am with Dr. Shashi Tyagi, Principal of Gargi College lighting the lamp. Dr. Tyagi gave the welcome address and spoke of the theme of this year’s fest; Labyrinth of Life. Following which Jayapriya Nair, the Cultural Secretary told the meaning of Reverie and introduced the plethora of events totaling a count of 30 for all the three days of the fest.

The dancers associated with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) performed various traditional folk dance performances on Ganesh Vandana and other folk songs including the famous Bollywood song Bhoomro. They presented various folk dance forms including Garhwali, Kashimiri folk dance- Rouf, Hafiza and Himanchali folk dance and their different interpretations.

The inaugural ceremony came to an end with the Garhwali folk dance performance by their team.

Various competitions including English Turncoat, Dramatics, Indian Music, India Quiz and Hindi Creative Writing started after the inaugural ceremony. English Turncoat conducted by Q.E.D. – the English Debating Society saw a participation of 12 students.

The judges for the event were Dr. Meenakshi Sood, an alumna of Gargi College and Dr. Chhaya Sahney, Assosciate Professor, Gargi College. The first position was bagged by Sumedha Uppal from Maharaja Agrasen College. Akshan Rawat and Soumya Verma held the second and third position respectively.

Paper Cutting competition was held by Hues, the Fine Arts Society. The winners for this event are Parisha Gupta for the first position, Shreoshi Das and Harshita for the second and third positions respectively.

Winner’s Tally:

English turncoat debate:

1st position- Sumedha Uppal,Maharaja Agrasen College

2nd position-Akshan Rawat, Maharaja Agrasen College,

3rd position- Soumya Verma, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College


Paper cutting competition:

1st position-Parisha Gupta, Gargi College

2nd position- Shreoshi Das, Gargi College

3rd position- Harshita, Gargi College


India Quiz competition:

1st position- Mukund Marodia & Soumya Sagar

2nd position- Prithvi Raj & Mohak Chibber

3rd position- Bishal Kumar & Kartik Puri



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