Jalandhar 13 January 2023: The festival of Lohri was celebrated in CT Group with great enthusiasm and pomp in association with Sarva Sukh Sewa Mission. The mood on the campus was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. The function kicked off with a special assembly highlighting the importance of the festival, which ushers in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the dull winter. The students attired traditional dresses danced and sang songs immersed in the rich cultural folklore of Punjab. Chief Guest Som Parkash (Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry) , Chairman of CT Group Charanjit Singh Channi and Managing Director of CT Group Dr. Manbir Singh, Rakesh Rathore, Sarbjit Singh Makkar, Campus Director Dr.Gurpreet Singh along with all other educators worshipped and prayed for the well-being of everyone.
Chief Guest Som Parkash (Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry) appreciated the efforts of the students and educators and remarked that the people residing in Punjab attach a great significance to Lohri as this festival prompts people to be thankful for God’s provisions and to celebrate his creations. She also greeted the students and encouraged them to value their cultural heritage.
Arvind Sharma(Head of Sarv Sukh Sewa Mission) said that Female foeticide is both a national problem and a social evil. It’s unbelievable that the urge for a boy-child makes them so cruel that they dare to kill the yet-to-be-born. People should need to understand that there is no difference between a girl and a boy child.
Chairman of CT Group Charanjit Singh Channi, appreciated the efforts and remarked that Lohri is the festival of feasts and foods and this harvest festival is celebrated to mark both celebration and sharing.