Lucknow, March 26: The three-day Fiesta 2022 at Integral University concluded with great fanfare today after a Valedictory Function where the Chief Guest was Dr. S. N. Sabat, IPS, DG UPPCL, Uttar Pradesh.
On the occasion Prof. Sunita Mishra, Prof & Dean, Faculty of Home Science, BBAU and Mrs. Azra Waseem, Founder, Techno Academic School, Lucknow were Guests of Honour.
Students of the University put up a scintillating rendition of Iqbal’s beautiful song “Lab se aati hai dua ban ke tammanna meri” In the last three days student strength was seen in full force as the 14000 campus came alive with local, national and International students who took special interest in participating in events like Ethnic Cultural Walk, Mr. and Ms. Integral Shan-E-Avadh & Naaz-E-Awadh, Mr & Ms. Africa contests, showcasing the best in ethnic wear on the ramp.
Addressing the gathering the Chief Guest was Dr. S. N. Sabat, IPS, DG UPPCL, Uttar Pradesh, addressing students spoke on the importance of Three Ds—Determination, Dedication and Discipline that will take them places in life. He also asked students to be gender sensitive and give equal opportunities to girls and women.
The concluding report for the festival was read out by the Dean, Students’ Welfare, and Faculty Patron of the Festival, Prof. Dr. Monawer A. Khalid, while students read out the report of various events. The massive participation of students at the festival can be gauged by the fact that about 1630 students, girls and boys, participated in Sports event alone.
In his concluding speech marking the close of Fiesta 2022, the Chancellor, Integral University, Prof. S. W. Akhtar said such festivals were a celebration of the spirit of youth and that he was grateful to the Almighty that after two years things were returning to normalcy. He extorted students to participate in events locally, as well as in other universities and colleges.,” He said it gave him great pleasure unfold the university’s annual festival FIESTA-2022, which was a way of reflecting and celebrating the spirit of youth in providing a platform to the students to nurture and harness their innate talents.”
The function concluded with a glittering awards ceremony where prizes for the various Sports, Technology, Cultural, Literary and Artistic events were handed over trophies and medals.
It was after two years that FIESTA is was held on the campus and the excitement of participating in the annual cultural-literary and sports extravaganza was palpable on the campus. Students from all departments actively participated in events like Quizaholic, Debates, Essay Writing, Poetry Writing and Recitation, Just a Minute held in Hindi Urdu and English Solo. Musical events like Group and Solo Singing, contest among music bands—Grapple of the Nomads pumped up the adrenaline in the auditorium while art and culture and other events like Poster Competition, Nukkad Natak, Storytelling, Mock Interview and Slogan competition tested the creative acumen of students Science and Tech events