High Lights of Second Day of Sangathan 2014 at Amity University Lucknow

On the second day, the Chief Guest, Lt Gen Gyan Bhusan, PVSM,UYSM,AVSM,VSM,ADC (Retired), Honourable Member, Armed Forces Tribunal, Lucknow Bench and his wife Ms.Anju Bhusan arrived at 2:45 pm and were welcomed in the traditional manner in the Main Foyer by Pro VC . After a cup of tea with Pro VC, he was driven by Pro VC himself in the golf cart to the auditorium.

After the welcome of Chief Guest with a Good Luck Plant, the valedictory ceremony began with an audio-video presentation of the Sangathan activities. For the occasion a brochure was also compiled and presented to the Chief Guest, his wife and the other dignitaries. The cultural show began with the performance by the students of AIP who had put up a beautiful dance on youth and their passion for sports. This was followed by a dance called Flash Mob. Flash Mob is a new dance form which has evolved from the current generation. It requires un apprehended move from dancers who poses as audience. This was followed by the Cross Cultural event which showcased the dresses of the various parts of the country . A team of boy and a girl each from Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, North Eastern States and Kashmir wore the beautifully designed dresses by Ms Priya Keshwani, an Alumni of Amity Lucknow Campus . This spectacular show was immensely appreciated by the audience. Soon after this SWEATRIX a group of Amity University Lucknow performed a beautiful Hip Hop Dance thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated specially by the Chief Guest.

The next event was of Mr. Best Physique which was held to encourage students to use the gymnasium and maintain a good body as a sport. The 10 Mr. Physique n took a walk and showed their best poses. Mr.Musharraf Ali , B.Tech, MAE VII Sem won the Mr. Best Physique title much to the glee of the entire campus.

Lt.Gen Gyan Bhusan, Honorable Chief Guest, in his address, said, “Through sports, youth grow together and bring in a greater sense of unity in diversity.” He appreciated the variety shown in the cultural events depicting strength, class, culture and a good fusion of modernity blended with tradition. He also mentioned that India is at the cusp of becoming a world power and 2Ist century will belong to the youth of India. He was sanguine that a good contribution will be made by the Amity universe.

The prize distribution began soon after the address by the Chief Guest along with all the HOI’s on stage. The winners of the various sports and games were awarded. This time Running trophies were given for Basket ball, Volley Ball, Kho-Kho, Cricket, Kabaddi, Football and cultural competition. The marching contingent of ABS maintained their award of last year as the Best Marching Contingent.

At the end the CHAMPIONSHIP trophy was announced. The Champions of Sangathan 2014 was once again declared to be ASET 2 with an unbeatable 197 points. A trophy was awarded to the best sportsman, Mr.Vaibhav Rana (B.Tech Civil) and best sports woman, Ms.Pragya Sethi ( B.Tech Bio Tech). This has been a new addition to the campus of Amity University Lucknow. To bring to end the celebrations after a cup of tea for all present, a fireworks display was held which was breathtaking along with a scintillating performance by the Contagious Group (A mixed group of students from all the departments). It well coincided with the fading lights and welcomed in the fall of darkness.

The entire event was planned, managed and executed by the Students and Faculty members of all the Institutions under the guidance of Maj Gen G S Narang (Dean Students Welfare and Chief Coordinator Sangathan 2014) and Dr.Pinky Goswami (Assistant Professor AIBAS and Assistant Chief Coordinator Sangathan 2014) along with the team of core committee coordinators, Sports officers and Assistant Sports Officers. A number of committees were constituted to intricately plan and meticulously execute all aspects of the event. All the events of Sangathan 2014 was widely acclaimed and appreciated by one and all that were lucky to witness the same. A website sangathan.in was created by the core team which showcased each event as it took place.