Barinder Saluja, Chandigarh,Sept. 16 : The History Association of MCM DAV College organized a declamation contest on 16th Sept. 2010. Students reconstructed history through documented speeches of historical personalities. The ‘Man and the Moment’ were recreated through powerful speeches of many important historic personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, J. L. Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Abrahim Lincoln, Martin Luther King etc. A slogan writing contest was also held on the occasion. An enactment of Julius Caesar was the high point of the event. It was a satire on the contemporary political system and was a fine blend of the past and the present.
The principal of the college, Dr. Puneet Bedi appreciated this move as a means to initiate students into a symbiotic global culture and sensitize them about the issues beyond the national boundaries.
In an another event French department of the College hosted a seminar cum debate workshop. The seminar was held with an aim to foster and give momentum to the literary skills of the students. The chief guest, Dr. Surinder Jathaul enlightened the students on the contemporary literary issues and also emphasized on the need to adopt a deeper and broader perspective related to issues surrounding mankind. The students thoroughly enjoyed this brain storming and educative session.
The Principal of the college Dr. Puneet Bedi congratulated the students for their spirited performance. She gave away prizes to the winners.