After the great success and above the par organization of Dharohar ’13, keeping up with the legacy, Dharohar ’14 – The annual national cultural and literary extravaganza of G.B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology was conducted on a grand level by SPIC MACAY, Pantnagar Chapter from 12th to 14th March. Instilling in the air the echo of the enchanting performances of the zealous participants from the university and other colleges too, a blend of cultural delight with standard literary events was witnessed.
The fest was unveiled on 12th March with an auspicious ceremony graced by the presence of Dean Student Welfare Dr. D.S. Murthy, Staff Counselor Dr. A.K. Upadhyay and other dignitaries along with an inaugural speech by the President, SPIC MACAY, Pantnagar Chapter, Mr.Suraj Pandey.
The fest started with the inaugural event Antarbodh- The English Debate Competition, in which debaters from within and outside the university presented their oratory skills and creative ideas in the best possible ways. Keeping each one at bay, the duo of Utkarsh Pandey and Devanshi Panu bagged the first position.
Simultaneously, Parivesh- The Ethnic Ramp Show which painted the ambience with countless hues of ethnic India, reaching the zenith of imagination. The teams were challenged on the theme “What if..” where the team ‘Fashionista’ domineered the rest.
The delightful day concluded with Junoon- The Fusion Band War which revered everyone and the performance by the guest band, ‘Nirvaan’ enthralled all. All the bands gave scintillating performances and left the audience tapping their feet to the beats of the drums and tabla, setting them adrift with the notes of guitar. Amidst all, the band, ‘Arth’ exemplified the true meaning of showmanship, also winning hundreds of hearts.
The second day started with the highly passionate performances and jovial series of events. On one hand Ahwaal-the dramatics competition went on with the teams portraying, in their own ways, several images of social evils, and the inactivity of human conscience in form of skit, monoact and nukkad whirling about the theme, “Third eye blind”. On the other hand, numerous small open-air events were conducted where every heart was brimming with joy. Vaividhya- The Open Air Events which included kite flying, nail art, puppet making, best-out-of-waste spread in the aura the sweet smell of soils of true India and the creativity of participants came out with flying colors.