University College Miranpur under the supervision of its in-charge Prof. Mani InderPal Singh, celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8. Department of English of the college organized a special lecture on this occasion. Dr. Rupinder Kaur, Department of English, Punjabi University, Patiala was invited as the key note speaker for the lecture.
Prof. Manpreet K. Sodhi formally welcomed the guest. Dr. Rupinder spoke on the topic ‘Women’s Day Celebrations: Reality or Sham’. She traced the historical development of women’s movement and expressed her views on feminism while talking about various feminist writers like Virgina Woolf and relevance of feminism in the present day scenario. She encouraged students by her inspiring words and examples from everyday life in her lecture.
Prof. Mani Inderpal Singh also expressed his views on feminism from a sociological perspective. Prof. Akshay Singla conducted the stage and Prof. Geeta Sharma presented the vote of thanks.
On this occasion, Red Ribbon Club of the College organized a Poster Making Competition. Judging panel for the competition comprised of Prof. Manpreet K. Sodhi, Prof. Nishu Garg, Prof. Poonam, Prof. Tejinder Pal Singh.
Chahat (B.A-I) secured the first position in the competition whereas Mansi (B.A-I) secured the second position and Mamanjot Kaur (B.A-I) secured the third position. All the winners and participants were facilitated by Dr. Rupinder kaur, Mani Inderpal Singh and Prof. Manpreet K Sodhi. Prof. Gurwinder Kaur, Prof. Gurwinderpal Kaur, Prof. Gurjeet kaur and Prof. Balwinder Singh were also present during the programme.