With Navratri festivity beginning and ending on a weekend this year the student organizers of Indus University expected a footfall of 500 students on campus at Ramzat 2016 on the occasion of Sharad Poornima. Highlights of the event were eminent presence of established personalities namely popular Gujarati actor Malhar Thakkar, folk singer Dipal Nanavati, RJ Aayush & Nikita Ahuja. They added a dash of glitz through their interaction with garba enthusiasts.
Revelers heralded the night with a ‘maha aarti’ invoking the Goddess for blessings. Students and faculty members alike slipped into the traditional eye-catching embellishments and swayed to the Dandiya tunes as live orchestra played on, encouraging even the amateurs to foot tapping garba moves whilst indulging in delicious flavors of food items on display at the Food stalls.
The winners under various categories included Best Costume (Male) to Mr. Mihir Unagar and Mr. Smith Talati, Best Costume (Female) to Ms. Priyanka Rawal and Ms. Pakshali Shah, Best Costume (Faculty) to Ms. Khevna Pandya and Mr. Om Mehta, Best Performer (Male) to Mr. Narain Ratanchandani and Mr. Nikunj Patel, Best Performer (Female) to Ms. Mausam Keshwani and Ms. Aangee Shah and Best Couple to Ms. Karishma Katrat and Mr. Kavaljeet Singh Kataria.
The sponsors for the event were Orion, Orion, VLCC, Belleza, The Shake Maker, Sarvottam, Mascot, Nilkanth, Shree Ambika, ALREC, Kent India Ltd., Vimal Oil Foods, Sasuji Dining Hall and Daxal Cosmetics.