Inaugural South Asian University Jatra Cultural Festival a Success
‘Jatra 2014’ the first ever cultural festival of South Asian University (SAU) organised by the Department of Sociology has been hailed as an overwhelming success by the organisers . The festival took place on 18th of October 2014 at the University premises at Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri in New Delhi .
Dance Performance by Bangladeshi Students
The very word ‘Jatra’, literally implying a popular form of entertainment is prevailing across much of the subcontinent. In keeping with the spirit of the University that places a strong emphasis on a shared South Asian culture, this festival has been planned around the theme of ‘Seeking Pan-South Asianness’.
Model show by the Students of Afghanistan
Sri Lankan students Stall
“South Asian Food Festival” stalls representing different cuisine culture of the subcontinent.
How Much Do You Know?”A quiz on South Asia- Indian Team representing the quiz
The ‘ Jatra’ cultural festival gave exposure to students to new vistas and further fostered the multicultural environment present within the University. The Jatra cultural Festival staged more than five events over the weekend highlighting a wide variety of themes such as South Asian food festival , a quiz on South Asia, graffiti designing competition, blood donation drive , photography competition and exhibition and cultural night.The Jatra 2014 Cultural Festival was attended by a number of academics, students and diplomats.
High Lights of the Jatra Festival
Remarks by the Dean ,FSS Professor Sasanka Perera
REMARKS BY Dr .Ankur Datta
Distinguished academics from the the Department of Sociology
Students attend Jatra 2014 Inauguration
‘Through the lens’ Photography Competition
Theme In my City
Dr Dev N Pathak at the photographic exhibition
“South Asian Food Festival”
Blood Donation Drive
Indian Theatre group performing at the Blood Donation Drive