|Students perform Giddha during Teej celebrations at LCET|
Ludhiana, July 26, 2017 (Manisha Sharma): Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology, Katani Kalian celebrated Teej a traditional festival for the women with fun and frolic. The festival of Teej brings exuberance and chance to get along each other. Married women and young girls celebrate the festival with earnest devotion. In Punjab Sawan month is eagerly awaited by the people as different festivals fall at this time period.
The young students and staff members, clad in colorful Punjabi costumes, danced to the tunes of traditional Punjabi music, to celebrate the occasion. The students and teachers joined hands and recited Bollian and performed Giddha. During the celebrations, various cultural performances such as folk songs, folk dances, skits were given by college students.
This vibrant function also marked with various colourful events like Mehndi Ceremony, Hair Styling and Nail Art for both faculty and students. Performance of energetic Giddha and traditional Bhangra amazed the audience. Miss Teej contest was the main attraction of the event where young girls passionately participated. The traditional Punjabi food and swings added to the colour that is all around during this event. The theme of the venue and events was totally traditional and cultural-like a village.
Vijay Gupta, Chairman, LCET said that Teej is the day, which shows woman’s love and sacrifice. In his speech he appreciated the efforts of students and faculty member for the successful event and said these types of activities are very important for overall development of the student. He also talked about the importance of girls in society and the need to save and educate the girl child.