‘Josh Vihangam’ is a four-day national university theatre competition which is scheduled from March 15-18, 2016 at Jamia Millia Islamia University.
Jamia Cultural Committee, Jamia Millia Islamia University is conducting ‘Josh Vihangam’, which has drawn participants from all over the country.
‘Josh Vihangam’ is a four-day national university theatre competition from March 15-18, 2016 being organized under Josh – the Drama Club of Jamia Cultural Committee, JMI.
Dr. Muzaffar Ali, an eminent theatre personality and film maker has graced the event as chief guest and enlightened the audience by his insights.
The event started with an inaugural session of the Cultural Festival ‘Josh Vihangam’ and the chief guest was given a warm welcome by Prof. Tasneem Meenai, Dean Students’ Welfare, JMI. He appreciated the inspiring work carried out by Dr. Ali under the aegis of Rumi Foundation for promotion of sufi-culture and heritage of Awadh.
“Performing Arts takes us deep into ourselves and help us forge oneness with the world”, said Mr. Muzaffar Ali in his session. He spoke of Rumi’s (13th Century Persian poet) world-view that believed in creating a universe without barriers and hoped that the students would imbibe the spirit of togetherness through creative articulations.
Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) expressed his happiness to have an illustrious person like Mr. Muzaffar Ali as the chief guest in Jamia. He felt that such cultural events bring students together and create opportunities for learning so that the students as leaders of tomorrow can take informed decisions for the nation.
There are 13 teams from various academic institutions including from Gujrat University, Kurukshetra University, University of Rajasthan, AMU among others who are competing with each other to highlight their theatrical accomplishments.
Source: Chetanya Mehra, HTCampus Specialist
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