Jammu Tawi, October 18
The Vice Chancellor of Central University, Jammu Prof Ashok Aima has called for all out efforts for holistic development of personality of students with special focus on art and culture to safeguard our rich religious and cultural heritage and assured full support from the Central University in any such endeavors if taken in this regard.
Prof Aima was speaking at sparkling Dance Contest on religious themes organized by Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple Management Trust, Gandhinagar as part of the Navratra Festival in the Temple premises to celebrate Navratras with full religious fervor.
In the Contest, Kumari Aananya Sharma bagged the first prize while Kumari Sana Mahajan and Kumari Richa Dutta won second and third prize respectively. A consolation prize was awarded to Master Bignesh Blowria. In all, over 18 youth participated in the competition and presented their appreciable talent.
The Vice Chancellor said that it was also the social responsibility of the Universities to channelize the energy of the youth towards culture and heritage in such productive manner so that they could guarantee transition of our proud cultural heritage and rich traditions to next generation he appreciating the efforts of Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, Management Trust in general and Uma Katal in particular for organizing such a memorable function and assured that the Central University Jammu would keep a special provision for promotion of such meaningful initiatives, V C added.