Khalsa College Amritsar and S.D.S.P.M. College for Women, Rayya won the 'A' & 'B' division overall trophies of 'A' zone Zonal Youth Festival of Guru Nanak Dev University, respectively. In the 'A' division, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar was declared runners-up and Guru Nanak Dev University Campus, Amritsar got third position. In the 'B' Division, Shahzada Nand College, Amritsar remained runners-up and Khalsa College of Law, Amritsar got third position. Student-artists of A Zone of the University participated in 36 items of Music, Theatre, Dance, Literary & Fine Arts.Prof. Hardip Singh, Dean Academic Affairs presided over the prize distribution function. Prof. Hardip Singh, Prof. Anish Dua, Dean Student's Welfare and Dr. Baljit Singh Sekhon, Advisor of the Deparment distributed the trophies to the winners.
Prof. Anish Dua said that the final Inter-Zonal Youth Festival of Guru Nanak Dev University will be organized on December 3 to 6 in which winner teams of all zones will participate.In these three days, the competitions of Bhangra, Group Shabad/Bhajan, Group Song (Indian), Folk Orchestra, Classical Instrumental (Percussion), Classical Instrumental (Non-Percussion), Classical Vocal, Painting on the Spot, Cartooning, Poster Making, Collage, Clay Modeling, On the Sopt Photography, Installation, Costume Parade, Mime, Mimicry, Skit, One Act Play, Vaar Singing, Kawishri, Geet/Gazal, Folk Song, Poetical Symposium, Elocution, Debate, Quiz Preliminary, General Group Dance, Gidha, Western Vocal Solo, Western Group Song & Western Instrumental, Rangoli, Phulkari and Mehndi were organized on the various venues.