MuthamizhVizha is celebrated to inculcate the importance of Tamil Language among the students and paying a tribute to its contributions to the culture and tradition of Tamil Nadu.
Aim of the function is to provide space to the students to think, enrich and express their talents in their native language. Fourth Muthamizh Vizha for the academic year 2017-2018 was celebrated on 17.04.2018. (Tuesday). The function was successfully organized by the Tamil Mandram.
Office bearer’s of Tamil Mandram :
Tamil Mandram secretaries of this college for the academic year 2017-2018 are Mr.T.Puthiyavan & Ms.K.Akila of final B.Sc (Ag) and Mr. K.Surya & Ms.M.Aishwarya of III B.Sc (Ag) are joint secretaries. Dr.R.Rajasekaran Asst.Professor (Agrl.Extension) is the coordinator of Tamil Mandram.
The traditional way of greeting was given to the chief guests, staff and students. Students actively gave their presence on time with colorful traditional dhotis and sarees. The Auditorium was filled with Tamil fragrance and fourth Muthamizh Vizha started at 9.00 am with a prayer song given by Ms. J.Flavina, Student, II B.Sc (Agri). Next, the entire audience and guests on the stage sincerely sang ‘Tamil Thai Vazhthu in a standing position with chorus. The holy lamp was lightened by the chief guests, Rev. Fr. Mariya Soosai, Rector & Secretary and the student secretaries Mr.T.Puthiyavan & Ms.K.Akila. Then, a whole hearted welcome address was given by Ms.K.Akila, Student Secretary, Tamil mandram.
Elders and teachers blessings are the motivating factors to the students. Felicitation address started with Rev. Fr. Mariya Soosai , Rector & Secretary, DBCA. He gave a motivating felicitation and he congratulated all the secretaries of Tamil Mandram for their excellent arrangement and efforts taken towards conduct of this function. He enlisted the historical glimpse of Tamil language.
Rev. Fr. Anthony samy, Secretary, SIARD, started his felicitation with a melody song and gained the audience round of applause. Further, he congratulated the secretaries of Tamil Mandram for their exceptional arrangement and splashed his hearty wishes to the students. Rev. Br. Arulappa, Administrator, Sagayathottam, gave his felicitation to the students and staff. He said ‘Language is an important tool for communication and also, it is associated with one’s culture & tradition
Dr. A. Christopher Lourduraj, Dean, DBCA gave a speech on Tamil language and its significance. Further, he mentioned the important quotes in Tamil. At the end, he appreciated the student secretaries, teaching & non teaching staff for being a part of the functions success.
Chief Guest introduction :
Rev.Fr. Mariya Soosai , Rector & Secretary, DBCA introduced the chief guests to the audience. Chief guests of the prestigious Muthamizh Vizha were Poet. Pon. Selvakumar, Professor & Head, Department of Tamil, Sacred Heart College, Thirupattur and Hiku poet. Solai Isaikuyil, Sacred Heart College, Thirupattur.
The chief guests Pon. Selvakumar and Hiku poet. Solai Isaikuyil were honoured by Dr.A.Christopher Lourduraj, Dean, DBCA and Rev. Fr.Maria Soosai Rector & Secretary, DBCA respectively with mementoes. Secretaries of Tamil mandram Mr.T. Puthiyavan & Ms.K. Akila and joint secretaries Mr.K.Surya & Ms.M.Aishwarya were also honoured by Chief guests with momentoes.
Chief Guest address :
The function highlighted by the chief guests address. Poet. Pon. Selvakumar, gave a spectacular and informative speech on the relationship of Tamil and Agriculture, Dimensions of Tamil Language and importance to safeguard Tamil language. Further, he spotted different social issues related to agriculture prevailing in the society and solutions to overcome the issues.
Hiku poet. Solai Isaikuyil, gave an interesting speech on “Hiku” and its origin, procedures and methods to write Hiku poems in detail. He explained the difference between poems and Hiku poems and also he enlisted different types of ‘Hiku’ poems and made the audience smiling and cheery.
The next session was Pattimandram( Debate) . The Judge of debate was one of our chief guests Poet. Pon. Selvakumar. The topic of the debate was“- வாழ்வில் மகிழ்ச்சியான தருணங்களை தருவது — பணமே !! பந்தமே !! The first & second groups were headed by Mr.A.Jason Arockiyam, II B.Sc (Ag) and Ms. S. Gopika, IV B.Sc (Ag) students respectively.
Group members of both teams actively participated and registered their views towards supporting their teams. It was a great pleasurable and informative session.
Cultural events :
Students enthusiastically participated in different cultural programmes viz., karagattam, Tamil Speech, Group song, Solo song, solo dance, Group dance,Pattikada pattanama etc They also performed traditional art forms of Tamil Nadu which includes Oyilattam, Bharatha nattiyam, Kolattam, Kummiyaattam, poikal kuthirai, Uriyadi thiruvizha and Silambaattam.
The function ended with a vote of thanks delivered byMr.T.Puthiyavan, student secretary, Tamil Mandram, DBCA.