Various departments of Khalsa College, Patiala celebrated the festival of lights, Deepawali in diverse ways with great zeal and fervour. Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha, Principal, while wishing brightness, happiness and prosperity to the staff members and students on the occasion of Bandi-Chhor Divas lauded the efforts of the departments to create awareness about protecting the environment and spreading the message of celebrating Diwali in a safe way. He emphasised on the need to generate a sensibility to protect the environment and evoke feelings of reverence for the senior citizens in the students.
Different events were organised to celebrate Diwali at the premises of Khalsa College, Patiala. School of Commerce and Management organized Rangoli Making and Slogan Writing Competition on the occasion of Diwali celebration.
Dr. Jasleen Kaur, Deputy Principal and Head of the department said that the aim of this event was to inspire the students to celebrate the festival with colour to spread the message of eco-friendly Diwali. Dr. Ubha gave away the prizes to the winners of the competitions. Brave hearts, a club of post graduate department of English, cultural studies and foreign language celebrated Diwali by distributing blankets among fourth class employees of the institute under the banner of ‘Spreading Happiness’. The motive of the event was to pay essence of gratitude to these employees.
Dr. Deepinderjeet Randhawa, Head of the Department said that the department has been celebrating Diwali in unique ways and this time. It decided to spread happiness by offering these employees with tokens of love and respect.
Computonics Club of the Post Graduate Department of Computer Science of Khalsa College Patiala, celebrated Diwali under the theme of ‘Diwali with Colors’ and plants around 100 students participated in Rangoli and Card making Competition. Students took an oath to celebrate Diwali by planting saplings in the campus.