Ratnawali, the cultural program of Kurukshetra University in Haryana will now broadcast its programs on YouTube apart from hosting it on its own site.
YOUTUBE WILL now beam the cultural visuals of Haryana in India and abroad with various thematic items to be produced by the youth and cultural affairs department of the university in collaboration with Computer and Electronic Department and Mass Communication and Technology Department of the university with regular updates on intervals.
This was announced by KU vice chancellor Lt General (Rtd) Dr DDS Sandhu while inaugurating the four-day annual cultural extravaganza called Ratnawali on the occasion of 26th Haryana Day State Level Cultural Festival.About 3,000 students both males and females across all parts of Haryana are participating in 25 odd cultural, artistic, literary and stage performing competitions.Dr. Sandhu said Ratnawali, the brainchild of Youth & Cultural Affairs Department of the university, will soon be able to highlight the inherent salient features of Haryanvi culture across the world on screens of TVs, laptops and palmtops all sort of cultural programmes staged in KU auditorium. He asked the students and youths to dedicate themselves to the cause of promotion of Haryanvi culture wherever they go. He also advised the judges to be impartial and accurate in decision-making process of all competitive items.On this occasion, rich tributes were paid to ghazal king late Jagjit Singh and two minutes silence was observed in the auditorium to pay homage to the departed soul. Jagjit Singh was a student of History Department of this university in 1963-64 and was adjudged best in music item that year. Boxer Manoj was also present on this occasion.Ratnawali.net , a website prepared and crafted with constant committed and devoted efforts of a handful of youths both boys and girls under the guidance and supervision of Mr Anoop Lather, Director, Youth & Cultural Affairs Department of Kurukshetra University, will be launched during the four-day Haryana day State Level Cultural Festival, called Ratnawali.