On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, Patna Women’s College organized Carol Singing Competition on
19th December, 2022 in the open-air stage hall of the college. The competition was organized both in Hindi
and English. The chief guest and jury members of the competition were Father Oswald Saldanha, S.J.
Administrator, Gyanoday, RTC, Khaspur, Father Josey Mathais S.J., Director Prabhat Prakashan, Ms. Saroj
Kullu, Teacher, St. Xavier’s School, Patna, and Sister Mridula A.C., Principal, Mount Carmel School,
Patna. The chief guest and jury members were felicitated by a token of gratitude by Dr. Sister M. Rashmi
A.C., Principal, Patna Women’s College.
The Hindi Carol Competition began with students singing carols like Bethlehem ki hawa suno, Nache
dharti gaaye aasman and Dekho Tara. The vibrant colours of their costumes added to the beauty of the
programme. A total of 11 teams participated in the Hindi Category. The Hindi Carol was then followed by
the English Carol. A total of 11 teams participated in the English Category. The English Carol began with
students singing carols like God rest ye merry gentlemen, Silent nights. Jury member Father Josey Mathais
S.J. told the students about the technicalities of singing a good song. He delivered the Christmas message
to the students “Jesus Christ came to make us one. He came to make peace. It is Jesus’s presence because of
which we are here, we should live life to the fullest”. Results were declared towards the end. Dr. Sister M.
Rashmi A.C., Principal, addressed the audience and said “Participating is more important than winning.”
She appreciated and congratulated the participants and winner, respectively. The entire programme was
moderated by Shristi Tiwari and Pragya. Vote of thanks was then proposed by Aaisha Raza, Cultural
Secretary, Student Council, Patna Women’s College.