Centre for Languages and Communication organizes “It’s My Write and Recite” Poetry Writing and Recitation Competition.

To mark the 162nd Birth Anniversary of one the most significant Indian poets, writers, playwrights, composers, philosophers, social reformers, and painters, the Centre for Languages and Communication organized a Poetry Writing and Recitation Competition. Dr. Ved Mitra Shukla, author, translator, and Associate professor, Department of English, Rajdhani College, University of Delhi, graced the event as Chief Guest. The event began with a lamp-lighting ceremony followed by a Welcome Address and presenting a memento to the Chief Guest by Dr. Sarju Devi, Head of the Department. The event drew diverse students from across the university, and more than 30 participants recited their poetic compositions on stage. All the participants celebrated the power of words and showcased their talent and creativity. The event was judged by a panel of judges, Dr. SK Pandey, Dr. Tejee Isha, and Mr. Sourabh Kumar, who praised the creativity and emotional depth of the submissions. The event also included an expert talk from DR. Ved Mitra Shukla on the topic of poetry; he talked about various aspects of poetry, emphasizing the ‘idea of creator and creation in poetry.’ Dr. Sam Raj Nesamony, Centre for Languages and Communication, also recited Wordsworth’s and Keats’s famous poems. Mr. Tushar, Assistant Professor, Centre for Languages and Communication, read a few lines from his poem, which deals with the themes of partition and war. With this, the event concluded with the announcement of results by Dr. Ved. The first prize went to Samridhi Sood, Faculty of Law, Ashwini won the second prize from the Faculty of Dental Sciences, and Priyanshu from the Centre for Languages and Communication secured the third prize. The event was a huge success as students from across the university came together to discuss and share their thoughts with everyone present.

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