CLUJ organises online GAB-Fest

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JAMMU: The Department of English, School of Humanities & Liberal Arts, Cluster University of Jammu organised online GAB-FEST on Friday to commemorate World Theatre Day.
Welcome address was delivered by Dr. Twinkle Suri, Dean Student Welfare and Coordinator, Department of English, School of Humanities and Liberal Arts, CLUJ wherein she encouraged the budding talent to showcase their theatrical talents and reiterated the need to revive the genre of theatre as it is a strong tool for self expression, creativity, compassion, empathy and human emotions.
The participants from the respective PGI English Hons. (School of Humanities & Liberal Arts)/ UG English Hons. (Govt. MAM College) came up with different dialogues, monologues, speeches, and delivered them with great fondness and zeal.
All the participants were given two minutes to deliver their favourite dialogues from the famous plays.
Dr. Geetanjali Rana, Dean Faculty of Arts gave her insights on the performances and motivated the students to aspire higher and indulge in diverse arenas of proforming arts as it gives an opportunity to explore human conditions from different perspective , thereby enhancing over understading and expression.
The jury comprised of Dr.Banpreet Kour (Associate Professor, Department of English, Govt. MAM College) and Prof. Neeraj Sharma (Associate Professor, Department of English, Govt. MAM College) lauded the efforts of the students and motivated them to stage plays which could further hone their diction and expression. The first position was bagged by Nikita (PGI English Hons. Sem. 3, Department of English, School of Humanities & Liberal Arts), second by Ajaz Ahmed (PGI English Hons., Sem. 5, Department of English , School of Humanities & Liberal Arts) and third position was bagged by Sarthika Sharma (PGI English Hons. Sem.3, Department of English, School of Humanities & Liberal Arts).
Dr. Indu Sharma anchored the proceedings of the programme.
A vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Eva Sharma.