After Shahrukh Khan, popular “Indian Ocean” band enthralled LPU Students

*10-day Freshmen Induction Program concluded amid marvellous melodies

*Pioneers of fusion rock genre in India-the band showcased their best-loved latest hit numbers 
 
*Students of all programs welcomed befittingly to start their academic journey on positive and progressive notes



 
Jalandhar: One of the nation’s largest and most influential music organizations, Indian Ocean Band expanded inspiring welcome to thousands of students at LPU Campus, today. A number of trends-setter, band showcased the finest tracks from their favourite albums and their best-loved latest hit numbers. With this, 10-day Freshmen Induction Program-2013 of LPU concluded amid marvellous melodies. The students and the parents accompanying them enjoyed and appreciated the efforts made during induction program.
After Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s enthralling performances, this was the most enchanting musical endeavour for LPU students by popular and old Band. The synergy among present band members Rahul Ram, Nikhil Rao, Amit Kilam, Himanshu Joshi, and Tuheen Chakravorty was best seen on LPU stage. Band's integrated music based on shlokas, sufism, environmentalism, mythology and revolution enthralled all. The excitement generated by students’ response pushed the band (the pioneers of the fusion rock genre in India) to greater heights.
Wishing best of luck to the students for their academic journey, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal asked them to work hard and to be up to the expectations of their parents, teachers and the global society. Mr Mittal said: “It is, undoubtedly, motivating opportunity for students to learn real leadership and get engaged in doing so. In fact, one of the core values of Freshmen Induction Program is ‘leadership’ and students should imbibe it to the core. As one can lead only through positive actions, so students should learn and grow to serve for the greater good of the society.”
Illustrative, under LPU’s unique attempt of introducing first year students with the systems of University, first three days of each new student are devoted to different Induction sessions. Various events and activities are also planned and scheduled in a result oriented manner.  These all provide students ample opportunity to interact and mingle with students, teachers and dignitaries of the University.
Motivating the students, the star attraction of the band Rahul Ram said: “We want to motivate youth about more than just music.  At LPU, we are really pleased and excited in our commitment to inspire students to be great citizens and professionals in future.” The band is famous for their albums Indian Ocean, Desert Rain, Kandisa, Jhini, 16/330 Khajoor Road, MTV Unplugged (India), the Very Best of Indian Ocean. Band has also created Film albums for forthcoming film Satyagraha, Peepli Live, Swaraj, Black Friday, Hulla, Bhoomi, Yeh Mera India etc. Their best numbers “Subaah ki roshni bas ek nayi, baaki sab baasi baasi hai”,  “Kaun bhalaa kaun buraa, sab mein aks uskaa basaa”,  “Des Mera -an extremely lively, upbeat composition dedicated to the diversity of India”, “Jhini” let all reach to rapture. 

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