VIT, COEP win Firodiya Karandak

Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT) and College of Engineering Pune (COEP) stood first and second respectively at the Firodiya Karandak which concluded on Monday at the Yashwantrao Chavan auditorium. ILS stood third.

The 35-year old inter-collegiate fest saw participation by 35 colleges from the city which began on February 9. Firodiya Karandak started when college gatherings were banned in Pune as a variety show competition.

It has rocked Pune campus since 1974.

Out of the seven colleges selected for the finals, three emerged as champions. VIT's play Tujha Majha Save, Coep's Pravesh and ILS's Gharwali were declared as winners. A special jury award was given to Fergusson College. The judges for the competition were dancer Shambhavi Vaze, theatre artiste Santosh Kohle and director Tyagrak Khadilkar.

All the judges have been a part of the Karandak during their college days.

The first and second award for the best script writers were given to VIT and COEP respectively while the award for best direction was given to Fergusson College. The first and second award for best college band went to Fergusson and BMCC respectively. The award for best choreography went to COEP while best lighting went to VIT.

The award function will be held at Ganesh Kala Krida Mandir on March 6.

DNA-Daily News & Analysis Source: 3D Syndication