30-MAR-2019: New Hall for Girls begins Aihtifal 2019
Aligarh, March 30: New Hall for Girls, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) began its first ever annual hall festival, Aihtifal 2019 in which students organised musical shows, plays, panel discussions and other cultural activities.
The Chief Guest, renowned paediatrician, Dr Hameeda Tariq with Prof Subuhi Khan (Provost, New Hall for Girls) inaugurated the festival. Mrs Parveen Shahida, Mrs Huma Javed and Mrs Tanveer were also present.
Students performed 'Aurat', a street play by revolutionary street theatre actor and director, Safdar Hashmi and Rakesh Saxena. The play based on women empowerment was directed by Ms Alisha Ibkar, Ms Alina Siraj and Ms Nimra Almas.
Cultural performances in which students sang Ghazals and songs were major attractions of the festival.
Professor Roomana N Siddiqui, Professor Sheeba Hamid, Dr Andleeb and Dr Tarushikha Sarvesh came together for a panel discussion on issues face by women in work places and an interactive session with students.
Installation ceremony of Hall Committee post holders also took place on the occasion.
Ms Arifa Bhat conducted the inaugural function, while Ms Sara Dilshad proposed the vote of thanks.
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Aligarh Muslim University
Related PicturesGirl students during Aihtifal-2019 at New Hall for Girls