Chirag jain is one of the most popular hasya kavi of the country. His satires and comments captures headlines. His witty performances make audiences full of laughter. His poems convey a message to society along with a bunch of laughter. His Manch Sanchalan is very lively and full of energy.
This year Springfest2018 started on Republic Day, January 26 and concluded on January 28. Over 12000 students from more than 200 institutes participated in various socio-cultural and technical events.
Spring Fest, popularly known as SF, is the annual social and cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur held during January in the spring semester.The first edition was held in 1960 and since then it has grown to be one of the largest student-run college fests in India
During the fest, students from IIT Kharagpur and from different colleges all over the country participate in a multitude of social and cultural activities. The ambit of the events encompasses various genres like Dance, Music, Dramatics, Photography, Literature, Quizzing and Fine Arts.
Tremendous participation and aggressive competition are seen in all the events, especially the flagship events of SF, namely Nukkad, Shuffle, Wildfire, Rangmanch, Centrifuge, and Lake Side Dreams. The preliminary rounds of Nukkad, Shuffle and Wildfire happen nationwide. Every city that Spring Fest visits to conduct prelims, the whole atmosphere turns festive and the creative lot throng to the venue to see the show of talent.
Other non-competition based events include Hard-Talk, which involves talks/conferences by eminent personalities from a variety of fields and IIT KGP Model United Nations, one of the biggest MUNs that takes place in Eastern India. The number of these events is particularly large and serves to cater to the very large number of participants — both local as well as from other colleges all over the country.
The hub for major activities during the fest is called the Arena, which has the Informals and Perpz stage. The informals stage hosts various fun filled casual activities, for which the participants can win numerous prizes. The Perpz stage is an all day dance floor with a DJ, that attracts huge crowds. Apart from this the arena also has numerous food and corporate stalls.