As per true RICE tradition Ma Durga was welcomed in signature style by the entire group of students, staff and faculties all performing together for Pre - Puja Celebration & Drama-Dance Competitions on 24th & 25th September 2017, at Kamarhati Nazrul Mancha, inviting the Goddess to descend plentifully on earth and dispel the darkness from every corner, spreading enlightenment and making every existence well worth.
The event that kicked off with a Welcome Dance had a host of cultural items including plays and dance dramas in store for the audience which were conceived and presented by the staff of the Group. Renowned actor and director Bimal Chakrabarty, Partho Chakraborty; theater personality Moloy Roy, Ashoke Mukherjee and dancer Malbika Sen were there as judges on both 24th & 25th.
The program drew to a close with the announcement of the individual winners and the winning teams by the judges. On 24th of September among the students the champion team was Model School; Adamas University Girls’ drama was 2nd. On 25th the champion team was AIS & RICE admin stood 2nd.
The Best Performance (Male) was won by Mr. Nirmalya Chakraborty from RICE Admin while Best Performance (Female) saw the winner with a photo finish that was bagged by Asst. Prof. Debanjali Roy from Adamas University.
At the end of programme, Prof. Samit Ray, Chairman of RICE Group delivered his speech for the best wishes to the teachers and staff members for the festival ahead.