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Jamshedpur, Nov 2: The Department of Fine Arts at Srinath University organized an exhibition of hand crafted artifacts to promote traditional art. The other notable event at the University grounds was the distribution of the traditional Dipawali Ghar or miniature huts, cottages or palatial buildings that are made by children with support from elders on the occasion of this festival of lights. But with passing years, this tradition has almost passed into oblivion and it did the hearts of old timers like Jagabandhu Mahapatra, an old resident of Dindli Basti, a world of good to see Srinath University’s NSS Cell members led by Ganesh Mahto and Bina Mahto, distributing attractive Dipawali Ghars among children of Dindli Basti. The Dipawali Ghars also were made by the students of the Fine Arts Department of Srinath University. Both programmes were organized while adhering to COVID-19 protocols. HoD, Dr Monika Uppal greeted all on the occasion of Dipawali as did Students’ Council president, Vivek Kumar Singh. All faculty members were present on the occasion.