Jalandhar, Oct 23, 2020: Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, organised a musical afternoon to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of UNO, promoting peace and love amongst all. ‘Raganjali Ensemble’ – an initiative by Mr Smarajit Kumar Sen from the Department of Music (Instrumental) and his students created a magical and soulful environment by playing various melodies advocating ‘guru shishya’ tradition of our nation which is highly regarded by everyone around the globe.
The soulful blend of traditional & contemporary dhuns (compositions) and various melodies was played beginning from Stuti - an offering to Goddess Saraswati followed by Raag Charukeshi with the variants from Arabian dhun based on Raga Basant Mukahri. The students who accompanied Mr Sen were Ridhima Nagpal on Sitar, Jasleen Kaur on Sitar, Agam Shingari on Tabla, Sahibjeet Singh on Sarangi, Vivek Verma on Guitar, Parmeet Singh on Keyboard and Amandeep Singh on Tabla.
Dr Arun Mishra, Cultural Advisor, expressed his gratitude towards Dr Sucharita Sharma, Director, and Dr Sunit Kaur, Officiating Principal, Apeejay College of Fine Arts, for always extending their support and guidance to the college & its faculty and encouraging art in every possible way.
Dr Seema Sharma extended the Vote of Thanks expressing gratitude for providing this brilliant opportunity to explore the field of music.
Dr Sucharita Sharma appreciated Mr S.Sen and his students for making the afternoon magical with their soul-enriching compositions. She congratulated the entire department for successfully organising this musical time.