Published: 30th September 2020
PU Gandhian Studies holds online Poem Recitation Competition to mark Gandhi Jayanti
Apart from the participants, the event was also opened up for the audience who were above 21 years of age but will not get cash prizes
The Department of Gandhian and Peace Studies in collaboration with the Panjab University Alumni Association and Social Substance organised an Online Poem Recitation Competition of the age group of 12 -21 years via Cisco WebEx online portal to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti.
While welcoming the audience and other invited members of PU Alumni Association, the Chairperson of the Department Dr Manish Sharma highlighted the requirement of such poems through which one can express one's feelings and respect to others and nation and how they inspires others.
The participants from various places participated in the competition and most of them opted for the theme on 'COVID-19 Situation" and some also picked up nationalism. The participants were given two minutes time to recite their self-composed poems. Apart from the participants, the event was also opened up for the audience who were above 21 years of age but will not get cash prizes.
In the end, a vote of thanks to all the participants and other invited members of PU Alumni Association for attending and participating in the event was proposed and the results of this event will be declared on October 2, during a special lecture function.