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Lohri celebration in RIMT University

MANDI GOBINDGARH, 14 JANUARY, 2019

Lohri is the festival that marks the beginning of harvest season and RIMT University celebrated it with fun and frolic. The students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of lohri.

On this occasion Dr Hukum Chand Bansal, Chancellor, RIMT University talked about the importance of festival lohri which ushers in the cheerful spring season and congratulated the staff and the students on the occasion.

Dr A.S Chawla, Vice Chancellor, RIMT University talked about the welcoming trend in our culture where the lohri is not only celebrated when a boy is born in a family rather the baby girls is welcomed with equal joy and gaiety now.

Speaking on the occasion, Pro vice chancellor, RIMT University, Dr B.S Bhatia, advice the youth to recognize the worth of their cultural values and say no to the social evils like female foeticite.

Punjabi tradition was truly depicted as bonfire was lit and students performed gidha, boliyan and Lok geet. The students also showcased their talent by performing Nukkar natak that conveyed the message against female foeticite.

All the Deans were present on the occasion and celebrated the lohri with full festivity and fervor.