Cosmopolitan’s Valia College kicked in their 17th season of Annual Intercollegiate Fest Cosmos Jallosh 2018 with a bang! This season of Jallosh was special as it was powered by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) who were the Platinum sponsors for the two day fest.
The function was inaugurated by Aneel Murarka, Managing Director of Mirachem Industries and philanthropist along with Sahila Chadda, former Miss India and film actress. ‘MUMBAI SPECTRUM: Saluting the Spirit of our Heroes’ is the theme of the event this year.
In keeping with the theme, the college felicitated those commoners who make Mumbai the city that never sleeps. Vilas Shinde, representing Dabbawala’s of Mumbai, Heeralal Vaidya, representing autorickshaw drivers, Rajesh Bhoir, Fire Brigade In-charge (Andheri) and Sudarshan Shinde, police constable who played a major role in saving lives during the Kamala Mills fire were among those felicitated.
“The inauguration concluded with a salute to each Mumbaikar for making Mumbai a city of dreams. The various competitions spread over two days saw a participation of more than 600 students from over 90 colleges. A number of competitions covering sports, cultural, academic, fine arts and literary arts were organised,” shared Ajit Balan, Secretary of Cosmopolitan Education Society.
“The sports segment consisted of two indoor and two outdoor events namely Carrom, Table Tennis, Cricket and Rink Football respectively. The cultural section had competitions like dance (group and solo), street play, solo singing (students and staff) as well as mono-acting. The academic section had events like quiz, mock stock and marketing games. Poster making photography and poetry were also part of the competitions conducted. Fun-filled activities like treasure hunt were also organised. Besides these competitions there was also a live stage in which students were invited to put up impromptu performances. Based on the participation and performance Tolani College was adjudged the best college,” he added.