PWC Alumni Association enthusiastically celebrated Organic Makarsankranti

Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), in association with Eco Task Force, Srishti (Student
Environment Club) and PWC Alumni Association enthusiastically celebrated Organic
Makarsankranti on 13 th January, 2024 in the basketball court from 1:00 p.m. onwards. One
day before the celebration i.e., on 12.01.2024 , a Kite Making Competition was organised to
clelebrate this auspicious occasion.

The Makarsankranti marks the end of winter and transit
of sun into capricorn Zodiac as we step into the new year and the beginning of new harvest season. This season in India is observed by different names like Lohri, Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu. The celebration commenced with the exhibition of colourful kites which later got
evaluated by the three judges namely, Dr. Zreen Fatima, head department of Economics, Mrs.Papita Dey Biswas, coordinator Performing Arts, and Dr. Kamlendra Kumar, Assitant
professor department of Philosophy. The winners of the Kite-Making Competition were then announced by Dr. Sister M.Rashmi A.C. , Principal, Patna Women’s College. The

programme proceeded by paying symbolic Earth Tax with fistful of rice, followed up by kite
flying by the teachers and the students. The celebration concluded with a Khichidi feast for
all the students and the faculty members of the college.
The entire programme was moderated by Mrs. Meenakshi Mishra, Coordinator, Srishti Club.
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