HMV organized National Seminar on Amrita Pritam : Golden Memories

Jalandhar March 14 (Jaswinder Azad)- The PG department of Punjabi of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya organized National Seminar on Amrita Pritam: Golden Memories under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The chief guest of the occasion was Padamshri Surjit Patar. The seminar started with lighting of the lamp and DAV Gaan. Head of the department Mrs. Navroop Kaur welcomed the guests. The seminar was presided over by Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. She welcomed the guests with phulkari and planters. Principal Dr. Sareen said that our precious Punjabi literature should be translated in Hindi and English language that everybody can read that literature.
Secretary DAVCMC Sh. B.K. Mittal appreciated the efforts of Punjabi department and congratulated the college authorities. Chief guest Padamshri Surjit Patar said that Amrita Pritam is a very bright name in the world of literature. He said that Punjabi is not the language of five rivers rather it is the language of seven oceans now. We, as Punjabis should be creative and should not feel inferior to anyone. We should not run after brands rather we should be recognized as brands in the world. Vote of thanks was presented by Secretary DAVCMC Sh. Arvind Ghai.
The seminar had three sessions. In the first session, Mrs. Amia Kunwar, Biba Balwant and Dr. Ravinder shred their memories of the times spent with Amrita Pritam. The students recited the poems of Amrita Pritam. Mr. Parduman from Music department sang a song of Amrita Pritam. In the second session, a PPT made by Punjabi department was shown. This session was presided over by Dr. Lakhwinder Johal. PG department of Mass Communication and Video Production also presented a film on Amrita Pritam. In addition, a documentary film made by Dr. Harjit Singh, Film Director and Producer was also shown which presented the life of Amrita and Imroj. In the third session Poetry Darbaar was also organized in which Sukhwinder Amrit, Anu Bala, Bhupinder Kaur Preet, Sarabjeet Kaur Jass, Mrs. Navroop Kaur, Mrs. Kuljit Kaur, Mrs. Veena Arora, Dr. Nidhi Bal and Dr. Sandeep Kaur recited their poems.
The students made posters of Amrita Pritam and Fine Arts department organized an Art Exhibition on this occasion. Secretary, DAVCMC Sh. B.K. Mittal, Sh. Arvind Ghai, Secretary, DAVCMC and Member Local Committee, Former Director World Punjabi Centre, Patiala Dr. Deepak Manmohan and Secretary General Punjab Kala Parishad Dr. Lakhwinder Johal were also present. Stage was conducted by Mrs. Kuljit Kaur. On this occasion, Dr. Sushma Chawla, Member Local Committee, Mrs. Rama Sharma, HOD Mass Comm. department, Dr. Rakhi Mehta, Mrs. Satinder Kaur, Mrs. Jaswinder Kaur, Mrs. Poonam Sharma, Ms. Manpreet Kaur, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Ms. Harmanpreet Kaur, Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Mrs. Jyoti Sehgal, Dr. Nidhi Bal and others were also present.

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