Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women celebrated Pongal in their campus on 12th January, 2023, organized by the student council. The celebrations began with Rangoli competition from 9-10am, where 15 departments took part and winners were BSC CS, Shift 1 and BCOM CS shift 2. Pongal preparation competition was held from 10-11:30am, B.COM CS, shift 1 and BCOM CA, shift 2 were the winners.
The event started at 11:30 am with traditional dance forms, stalls, and games. The dance forms like Kummi, Thappu, Kolaatam, Oyilattam and Silambam were performed. The stalls had eatables, Traditional food, Nostalgic chocolates to remind them of their childhood, Utensils, traditional clothing and cosmetic items. There were five games in the event, Lemon-spoon, Tyre game, Hide and seek, Kayir Izhuthal ( tug of war), Uriyadi and Ammi Manjal. 75-100 students participated in the games. The event went on till 3pm with bullock rides and Wheel swings for girls of the college.
The Press visited our college for coverage. The college media team covered the entire the programme and pongal song video with music composition was released.
Followed by the student’s pongal celebration, there were celebrations for the professors on 13th January 2023, in the premises. The professors celebrated with the preparation of sakara pongal and rangoli art works. Almost 20 professors learnt Parrai and performed the same on stage. The Principal of the Institution Dr. S. Padmavathi wished all the Staff and students on the eve of pongal.