Chandigarh March 25, 2019
Blood Donation camp at Laws Deptt., PU
The Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh in collaboration with PGIMER,
Chandigarh organised a Blood Donation Camp, here today.
It was conducted under the supervision of Dr. R.R.Sharma, Professor and Head of
Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER and Prof. Meenu Paul, Chairperson,
Department of Laws, Panjab University.
Over 50 students and members of the faculty of Panjab University donated their blood.
56 Units of blood was collected. Panjab University’s Dean Student Welfare (Men), Dr.
Emanuel Nahar and Dean Student Welfare (Women), Dr. Neena Kaplash were also present
for the noble cause. Every donor was provided with refreshments.
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Chandigarh March 25, 2019
Solo Art Exhibition at PU
Department of Art History & Visual Arts, Punjab University Chandigarh, in
collaboration with Social Substance organized Solo Art Exhibition by Sureel Kumar
titled “The Whispering Wood”, at Fine Arts’ Museum, Punjab University, Chandigarh from
25 March – 29 March 2019 which was Inaugurated, here today by Sh. Diwan Manna, Artist
& President, Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh.
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Chandigarh March 25, 2019
PU Hindi Deptt. to organize an event on Birth Anniversary of Mahadevi Verma
Department of Hindi, PU will be organizing a special event on 26th March 2019, to
commemorate the birth anniversary of celebrated poet and author, Mahadevi Verma. Dr.
Gurmeet Singh, Chairperson, Dept. of Hindi, said that, “Research scholars and students
from the Dept are organizing this event to pay a tribute to life and work of Mahadevi
Verma. These events help students learn more about literary figures and their works.”

The program will begin at 11 am with a screening of short film on life and literary
works of Mahadevi Verma. This will be followed by student presentations on various
aspects of her works. Ritu (research scholar), Indu, Rajvinder, Kanchog Paldan
(students) will be the presenters. Usha (research scholar) will conduct the program.
Certificates will be distributed to students and research scholars during the event

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Chandigarh March 25, 2019

“A.C. BALI MEMORIAL AND K.K. GROVER GOODWILL DECLAMATION CONTEST held at PU”

The Avinash Chander Bali Memorial and Krishan Kishore Grover Goodwill Contests
were organised by the department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University,
here today.
The A.C. Bali memorial contest had 22 particiapnats from various affiliated
colleges. The judges at the occasion were Prof. Harpreet Pruthi from English
department, Dr. Purva Kausal from University Business School, and Prof. Rajesh from
Women Studies Centre. Participants spoke for three to five minutes on varied topics
such as “Is It Ideal to be Politically Correct”, “India Needs Many Bangalores”, “Is
Tinder the New Shaadi.com?” and “Gurgaon to Gurugram: What is in a Name?” First
position was won by Sheenam Dhingra from the English department. Rashmi Sharma,
research scholar at the department, and Surner Singh from UILS tied for second
position. Jasleen Virk from PGGCG won third prize
The Krishan Kishore Grover Goodwill Contest commenced with twenty-one
participants from different colleges. The judges were Prof. Pratibha Nagpal from
English department, Prof. Jayanti Dutta from Human Resource Development Cell, and Dr.
Shashi Chaudhary from National Centre for Genome Research. The subjects under
discussion were Degree in the Frying Pan, Night without Moon, How High is Punjab and
Farmers: The Wretched of the Earth. First position was won by Damini Puri from Dev
Samaj College for Women while Saniya Sehgal from MCM-DAV stood second. Rashmi Sharma,
research scholar from the English department and Daanish Kaur from MCM-DAV tied for
third prize.
Mr. Harjinder Pal Singh, prestigious alumnus of the department and founder of
the Seattle Gurdwara Association spoke on everyday topics of interest such as women
security and inter-faith harmony.