Jalandhar, August 6, 2014: The young girls of CT Group of Institutions celebrated ‘Teej’, the festivals of Hindus in a very traditional way. Teej is the festival of swings dedicated to the Goddess Parvati, commemorating her union with Lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati is worshipped by seekers of conjugal bliss and happiness. On Teej, women pray to Goddess Parvati for well-being of their husbands, children and family members.
Teej is the festival of swings. Swings are hung from trees and women dressed in green clothes sing songs in celebration of the advent of the monsoon.
The event was initiated by the Co-Chairperson of CT Group of Institutions, Parminder Kaur Channi. The place was decorated with flowers, colours and ‘bandhani’ duppatas so as to get the feeling of the festival. Along with the decoration, there were ‘mehandi’ counters, tarot card reading, ‘rakhis’, dress materials, jewellery and clothes.
In this event, three young girls were also selected as Miss Teej – Kirandeep Kaur was crowned with this title while Neha was runner-up. In paranda Tying competition Abhilasha won the title.
The festive mood continued with traditional music and “Dholak” which made everybody tap to the beats. The function included cultural events like group dance by the students. Apart from music, there were exotic food counters which included Kheer Poori, Pakoras etc. The function was greatly enjoyed by all the students.
Parminder Kaur Channi, Co- Chairperson, CT Group of Institutions along with other management members graced the occasion. “We will keep doing interesting celebrations in the future as well, and not just that, “CT Group of Institutions is also committed to contributing to society,” said Parminder Kaur Channi, Co- Chairperson CT Group of Institutions.