Celebrating the harvest festival

BANGALORE: Acharya Institutes of Graduate Studies (AIGS) celebrated Sankranti in its premises at Soladevanahalli recently. Hundreds of students participated in the celebration which depi

Published: 26th January 2012 05:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:22 PM   |  A+A-

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Students participating at the event | EXPRESS PHOTO

BANGALORE: Acharya Institutes of Graduate Studies (AIGS) celebrated Sankranti in its premises at Soladevanahalli recently.

Hundreds of students participated in the celebration which depicted the life style, traditions and culinary habits of the Indians.

The significance of celebrating the festival was explained to the foreign students at the event.

Speaking about the event, Vijay Shankar, a student quoted, “It is our duty to explain about our customs, tradition to foreign students. I would like to thank the management and the staff for being supportive in making the event successful.”

The celebration began with the bullock cart ride by students and staff, to highlight the importance of farmer and nature.  

Appreciating the endeavour, a Mauritian student Asp said, “The event is bright and colourful. It is a great pleasure to see Indians giving importance to harvest festival.” A professional Dollu Kunita troupe was a special attraction that captured the attention of the audience present at the event.

Another student Zekria from Afghanistan concluded, “Customs and culture of Karnataka as a state and India as a Country gives us an in-depth details of what really Karnataka is.”

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