Chandigarh: February 16, 2017. (PCP) Department of Punjabi of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized a talk on Importance of Mother Tongue on February 16th, 2017.
The talk was organized with a purpose to rejuvenate the essence of the Culture and Heritage of Punjab, by promoting use of Panjabi and connecting the youth with the roots of their language.
Popular Punjabi Folk Singer Sukhminder Kaur Brar, President, World Punjabi Heritage and Cultural Advisor to Punjab CM, addressed the students and talked about the role of teachers and institutions to inculcating the value system in the students, which is being lost now-a-days under the sway of the overuse of Technology. Citing examples from Guru Granth Sahib, Brar also encouraged the need of purity in Language and to possess a sense of pride for the Punjabi Culture.
Col (Retd.) J. S Bala, Secretary SES, Chandigarh welcomed and honored the Guest for the occasion and talked about the need of promoting the mother tongue at the Grass root level.
Pricipal of the college, Dr. Charanjeet Kaur Sohi gave a formal vote of the thanks to the Guest for the Day and encouraged the use of Punjabi among the Students.
Meanwhile in another event ‘The Rotract Club of Life Turners’ of Guru Gobind Singh College of Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized a Investiture Ceremony for the Council members of the College under the aegis of Rotary Club of Chandigarh Mid Town.
Rtn. Shaju Peter, Past District Governor of Chandigarh Rotaract Club talked about the importance and objective of the Club. He also encouraged the participation of Women in the Club across the country.
Rtn. Sukhpreet Singh motivated the Council Members and other students to create a growth mindset in order to develop leadership skills.
The Principal of the College, Dr. Chraranjeet Kaur Sohi assured the Rotarians about the active membership for the Club on behalf of the College and also talked about the joy of sharing which every student should possess.