Jalandhar January 17 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- To instill love for the rich cultural heritage of India in its students and to further strengthen their bonding with the traditions of the land, PCM S.D.College for Women, Jalandhar celebrated the festival of Lohri with great zeal and fervour. Lohri is the harvest festival of Punjab, famously known as the bread-basket state of India. Thus, people residing in Punjab attach a great significance to Lohri, the festival of feasts and foods.
This harvest festival is celebrated to mark both celebration and sharing. Strictly adhering to the Covid-19 safegaurds, this year the Lohri celebrations at PCM S.D. College for Women centered around the remarkable contribution of the non-teaching employees and the support staff of the college who like its teaching staff worked like true warriors to keep the academic candle illuminated at the college even amid a raging Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking on the occasion,the worthy Management and Principal of the college Dr. (Mrs.) Pooja Prashar congratulated the students and members of the staff on this pious occasion. Acknowledging the best wishes of the students pouring in through online modes, the Principal averred that the society is progressing at a very fast pace and in the present scenario gender discrimination should be completely brought to an end as boys and girls both have equal potential. Therefore both should be provided with equal opportunities for growth and there can be no better occasion than Lohri to make such a beginning in this regard.