Mood Indigo 2018: On Day 3, conversations about India's politics, and a session with Kiran Bedi

As the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay's annual festival Mood Indigo dove into its third day on 29 December, attendees watched a stand-up act by Kunal Kamra, who spoke about the country's political scenario at the ongoing Humourfest.
Glimpses from Day 3 of IIT Bombay's cultural fest, Mood Indigo

Glimpses from Day 3 of IIT Bombay's cultural fest, Mood Indigo

The events of the third day also had Karan Chauhan, a comedian and illusionist, performing for those gathered in the convocation hall.

The 2018 edition of the festival hosted Kiran Bedi in its literary circle, who addressed the students on those values that they must inculcate within themselves, and shared her insights on educational reform. She said, “For a successful career, students need to have a good emotional and spiritual quotient along with a competent intellectual quotient which also needs to be a part of educational system."

In an interactive session with the students, Bedi also spoke about some of the paradigm shifts we need to accommodate in a rapidly changing world and emphasised on issues such as stress management, ethics and integrity.
Glimpses from Day 3 of IIT Bombay's cultural fest, Mood Indigo

Glimpses from Day 3 of IIT Bombay's cultural fest, Mood Indigo

Mood Indigo's literature festival also called upon Yogendra Yadav, president of the Swaraj Party, and the spokesperson of the Indian National Congress, Priyanka Chaturvedi, for a talk show where they discussed the upcoming 2019 elections and the current political climate in India.

The third day of the festival also witnessed the final round of the street play contest Aagaaz, the one act play competition Third Bell, and the dance fest Nrtiyanjali along with the finals for the elocution contests Kavyanjali, Speak Up and Just A Minute.
On this day, Tarq Bowmen, a popular band from the United Kingdom, and Mumbai-based alternative rock band The Yellow Diary enthralled the audience. As the penultimate day of MoodI 2018 draws to a close, finalists of Singing the Indigo, the music contest, will gear up to perform for the vast crowd gathered at the campus.

IIT Bombay's Mood Indigo will go on till 30 December, 2018. More details about the festival can be found on its website.

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Updated Date: Dec 29, 2018 20:06 PM

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