Jalandhar August 23 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- The Youth Club and Department of Punjabi of PCM S.D. College for Women, Jalandhar celebrated ‘Teeyan Teej Diyan‘ with much fervour and gaiety in order to mark the traditional welcome of monsoon by one and all. Mrs Chander Mohini Markanda and Dr.(Mrs.) Kiran Arora were the chief guest of the day. Students and staff members took part in all merriment.The environment throbbed with folk dance and rendering of folk songs by the students.
Adding rich hues to the occassion were multiple stalls of mehndi and bangle stalls. A swing was laid down in the college premises to enliven the ancient heritage of the festival of Teej exemplifying love and fertility. The festival is observed every year in the monsoons as a cheery reminiscence to the Punjabi culture and its ambience by the newly-wedded women who visit their parents’ houses and revel in festive glee with their sisters and friends.
It is worth mentioning that the festival is also celebrated in other parts of the country wherein it transcends religious boundaries. President Shri Naresh Kumar Budhiaji, other members of the management and the worthy Principal Prof.(Dr.) Pooja Prashar commended the endeavours of the departments in perpetuating the legacy of the yearly fiesta across generations.She further mentioned that SD is committed to preserve the rich heritage of our country as well as to the promotion of women education in the region.