Inaiya Vazhi Pongal Vizha (Virtual Pongal Celebration)  (13th January 2022)

Dr. R. Santhanakrishnan, Assistant Professor, Department of Tamil hosted the Virtual Pongal Celebration on Zoom Video Platform. He began with a brief note on the peculiarity of celebrating Pongal by Tamil people across the world. He invited Principal Dr. Initha Lebanon Ebency to render the welcome address to the virtual gathering. Followed by Principal’s address welcome dance was performed by Ms. Swetha. The host then introduced the Chief Guest Poet R. Ramalingam. The session proceeded with the Chief Guest’s address. In his speech, the poet mentioned on growing some of the basic moral disciplines which were very rare to see in people at the present world. He continued to speak on practicing togetherness as it was an essential part of Tamil Culture. The virtual celebration proceeded with exhibition of various cultural activities of students. It started with Silambattam by Mr. Bharath. The four houses of the college, Rhinos, Bulls, Panthers and Eagles, participated in many competitions such as Dance, E Poster, Mehendhi and  Rangoli. The students who represented each house showed huge enthusiasm by performing Oyillaattam, Karagaatam, Mayilaattam and Thappaattam for Dance, made E Posters ‘Save Farmers’ theme, illustrated Rangoli and Mehendhi. At the end of the virtual celebration, Mr. Elango of II BA Economics rendered the Vote of thanks.