CANCHIPUR: 23-02-2018

A Reception Ceremony of the Manipur University Cultural Team who have participated in the 33rd Inter-University National Youth Festival, 2017-18 at Ranchi University  was held today in the Court hall of Manipur University. Manipur University Cultural team won many medals and prizes in different categories. 

5-Day 33rd Inter-University National Youth Festival was held during February 16 - 20,  at Ranchi University, Ranchi. Cultural team from the University could obtain 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions in 7 different categories: 1st Position - Western Vocal (solo) and Collage; 2nd Position - Folk/tribal Dance, Western Group Song, and Cartooning; 3rd position - Classical Dance and Cultural Procession, respectively.

Professor Adya Prasad Pandey, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Manipur University, graced the function as Chief Guest, and other eminent professors of the University  also attended the function, Viz.,  Professor Sumitra Phanjoubam, Proctor, Professor M. Shyamkesho Singh, Registrar,  Professor Rajmuhon Singh, Dean, School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Professor Arun Kumar Dean, School of Human &  Environmental Sciences, and Professor Kh. Tomba Singh, Dean. Students’ Welfare of Manipur University.

Congratulating the participants, Professor Pandey said “It is a moment of pride for the university to welcome and felicitate the winners of the  cultural team. Despite  limited facilities from the university, my students have brought number  of prizes and medals  in the Inter-University National Youth Festival competition.”  Professor pandey underscored the role of this younger generation  and assured to provide any further  requirements, if need be, by the university to do better in future.

Speaking on the occasion, Professor Rajmuhon Singh said, “Manipuri people excel not only in sports and cultural activities but also in academic field.” Professor Sumitra Phanjoubam congratulated the team and extended her warm welcome to the winning team. 

Extending heartfelt congratulations to the winning students, Professor Arun Kumar suggested that students should always have competitive edge and must come out of their comfort zones. ‘Healthy competition’ must be adopted as an strategy in daily life be it in the family among the siblings or  among the colleagues at schools and colleges.

Professor Kh. Tomba Singh congratulated the winning team members and encouraged them to keep the best foot forward in the future endeavours.