BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar celebrated ‘Teej’ with great festivity and fanfare. It was presided over by Mrs. Anamjot Kaur, PCS, currently posted as Deputy Director, Local Government, as Chief Guest and Mrs. Balbir Kaur Bedi as Guest of Honour.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia extended floral welcome to the Hon’ble guests. Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia highlighted the cultural significance of Teej festival and said in Punjab, the monsoon month is eagerly awaited to celebrate this traditional festival of Teej. She further said that no society without having its roots entrenched in its culture can survive for long. She said that when daughters are happy, it brings happiness to the whole house. She presented Swing (Peeng) as a symbol of woman’s hopes, aspirations and dreams to cross all barriers obstructing her growth and advancement in life. The Chief Guest, Mrs. Anamjot Kaur gave the message to ‘Save Culture and Save Daughters’. She congratulated the Principal and staff for organising and reviving the cultural heritage of Punjab. The principal of the college honoured the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour by presenting memento.
The students of the college also participated with great zeal and zest. The stalls of mehndi, nail art, rakhi, jewellery and traditional Punjabi food with the setup similar to a village was created in the college. The Principal congratulated the faculty and students, for making the celebrations a grand event by presenting colourful folk dance gidha and songs. The Department of Beauty and Fitness, Jewellery Design, Fashion Design, Travel and Tourism and Punjabi especially contributed to the successful celebration of ‘Teej’ Festival.