Jalandhar, August 8, 2012: Talented sons of Ustad Hamid Ali Khan; Wali, Inam and Nayab from Pakistan presented the mesmerising harmonies of classical fusion.
The audience reached transcendental epoch near and around campus stage of the Campus Jalandhar: Lovely Professional university organised the conclusion of 10- dat ‘Freshmen Induction- 2012’ programme, today, on very scintillating and mesmerising musical outcomes.
On this occasion, a live performance by celebrated Music-Band ‘Raga Boyz’ from Pakistan let thousands of fresh students, from all the states of India and 34 countries to the ecstatic state. Talented and artistic, great sons of Ustad Hamid Ali Khan, Wali, Inam and Nayab presented the harmonies of classical fusion to keep each and every one spell-bound, throughout their rhythmic-pour.
Hailing from Pakistan and representing the ninth generation of the ‘Patiala Gharana’ for classical music, in inheritance; the group of these world famous great vocalists and instrumentalists also sing and compose for Bollywood Movies. Raaga boys has recently made their ‘Bollywood’ debut with the song “Mann Qunto Maula” for the movie Maximum, where Wali Hamid Ali ( Raga Boyz) is one of the Music Directors also for the said movie.
On this special organisation by the Division of Student Affairs of the University, LPU’s Pro- Chancellor, Rashmi Mittal said: " The culmination of the Freshmen Induction – 2012 is on the great notes of world famous Raga Boyz’ grand concert. Such melodious and festive organizations bind students more and more to the university environment and make them more responsible towards their hard academic programmes and allied works ahead. This is also to prepare them to give 100% of their heart and mind to self-growth and personality development.” Anticipating that thousands of the new students, from 34 countries and 28 states of India, must have got smoothly adjusted up till now, she desired of them sincere work ahead to bring name and fame not only to themselves and their parents but to the university as well as their respective regions and countries also: “There are lot of opportunities for hard-workers in this world. The only thing is to bring forth the best from within under the congenial environment. LPU has welcomed students befittingly; and, it is now the turn of the students that they get geared up to strive more and more to hold aloft the banner of LPU. Indeed, we have much anticipations and expectations to see students proving, themselves, globally productive for the betterment of the society.”
The new students Bethlehem from Ethiopia, Rabin Shrestha from Nepal, Kinzang Tobgay from Bhutan, Bhawana from Nainital, Sangeetha of Tamilnadu, Krishan, Anup from Gwalior, Avnesh Babu of Andhra Pradesh, Kunchala avinash from Guntur, Vishal Sinha of Gorakhpur, Navdeep Kaur of Gurdaspur, Ravi Dudi of Indore, Sokoo Yesna of Mauritius, Putcha from Thailand and others from distant parts of India and globe enjoyed the mirthful occasion equally. The students kept tossing their heads, stamping their feet, waving their hands, uttering “vaah!..vaah!!” on the wonderful numbers and performances from trio of “Raga Boyz”. Divya from Kuwait says: “We have completely forgotten that we are many- many miles away from our country and home…. Indeed LPU is a new home for all of us now…the way we have been welcomed here with programmes of high origin are making us to grow more under such a healthy and congenial study environment. LPU is more than we had heard of!!”Illustrative, LPU organises 'Freshmen Induction Programme as the ice-breaking sessions for the thousands of newly admitted students, every year, before the start of new session so that they may get smoothly set to University’s Global Environment. In accordance, Cultural Shows, Movies, Presentations, Carnival, City- Campus Tours are arranged for new students. Many help-desks are installed and information is provided to further facilitate them. As such, they come to know about university set-up, policies and procedures, University Management System, Placements, Security, near-by markets etc. Under this all, Fresh students from almost all the states and union territories of India and about 30 countries get fascinated to see the homely atmosphere during the Induction Programme.