Buzzing Chandigarh April,11:(Sonam) Dev Samaj College for Women Sec-45/B, Chandigarh held Maat-Pita Santan Diwas (Parents Day) function to acknowledge the selfless love which parents bestow on their children. The programme started with the auspicious lighting of the lamp followed by the college prayer.Several students including Shubhi, Asha and Ramanpreet expressed their gratitude towards their parents and their sentiments wrapped in emotional words not only captivated the audience but touched every heart. There was recitation of self-composed poems by Kavya, Shabana and Seerat to pay respect and homage to their parents. Deepika of BCA 2nd year acknowledged her parents’ support when she was extremely distressed due to her bad performance in the semester exam. A special garland ceremony was also held to honour the parents. The parents were elated and felt proud of their children. The function gave a platform to the students to acknowledge their parents’ efforts and there was an outburst of emotions at various moments.
Maat-Pita Santan Diwas holds immense importance for Dev Samaj family. This unique ceremony is held every year to inculcate values and sense of respect and appreciation for parents.The Chief Guest for the function, Dr Nandita Shukla Singh, Dean International Students, Panjab University, Chandigarh, was impressed to see that even in today’s world such valuable ethics are imparted in Dev Samaj institutions.Shriman Nirmal Singh Dhillon Ji, Chairman, DSCW Managing Committee, highlighted the incidents from the life of Bhagwan Dev Atma, the founder of Dev Samaj, that inspire us to be ever grateful towards our parents. Dr Agnese Dhillon, Secretary, DSCW Managing committee, was also present.