· Students also won four gold medals
· 74 universities from across India participated
Jalandhar: Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU’s) national festival proved once again that talent knows no bar as 22-member contingents of Lovely Professional University, comprising students mainly from engineering programs, won 9 positions this year. This 29th national AIU fest witnessed toughest competition among participants of 74 universities from across India. Sponsored by Ministry of Youth Affairs (Government of India), the fest brought huge elevation to the university. Organised annually, all the winners of the national festival are now eligible to perform on international platform at SAUFEST (South Asian Universities Festival).
Commending the university contingents constituted of students not only from performing arts but engineering and sciences also, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “It is indeed a prestigious win for professional programs’ students as they will now grab the opportunity to further prove their worth at international platform. We are happy that we have channelised the energy of the youth capital of LPU in the finest possible manner so that they may continue bringing name and fame to themselves and their university.”
Named as ‘Saraswati Mahotsav’, the national fest was organised by Kurukshetra University in collaboration with AIU, where LPU students won four gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal along with three coveted positions. Students won gold medals for Classical Instrumental Solo (Percussion), Western Group Song, Installation and Elocution categories. One silver and one bronze medal each was won for Debate and Cartooning. Participation in Classical Dance Indian Solo, Skit & Quiz also made students to be on the coveted positions.