‘Aagaman’ Welcomes freshers at IIT-BHU
With a single platform of Aagman, IIT (BHU) Varanasi welcomed the latest batch of students for the new academic year. To bring to the platform a variety of talents, there were everything related to culture including dance, quiz, music and debates by the cultural council from 24th to 25th August which brought fun and excitement to the students.
As soon as the admissions are completed, the practices start for the freshers while there is constant interaction and orientation sessions of the different cultural councils namely, theater, western music, literary society, dance, Indian classical music and quiz among a host of other activities. Additionally, it helps the over 1000 freshers get introduced to the different activities that IIT BHU offers apart from academics.
Most of the seniors judge the auditions and trails and finalize the teams based on the specific engineering branches. After the teams are decided, the healthy competition gets into gear and the students get a feel of the strength and unity within their own departments as they vie for the top places with the rest.
In the literary society finals, a few amazing writers and speakers emerged and got the attention of the whole campus. While the debate on “India’s future lies in the development of its small towns” got heated with both sides presenting some quick witted and interesting points.
The popular ‘Swatantrata Bhavan’ auditorium’s stage was set for fast action. Tradition heart pumping bhangra along with Led Zepellin and Metallica set the 2000 student crowds swinging to the dance beats. The occasion was presided over by the current Director, Dr. Rajeev Sangal who gave a speech at the end of the event. After a student was crowned Mr. Fresher, his delight gave into an impromptu dance and talked about how he was looking forward to a fun-filled 4 year stay at the campus.