‘ANANDAN’ our own cultural wing inspires us by its rich performances and heritage since 1948. It was inaugurated by the then Governor Raja Gopalachari on 7th January, 1948 amidst three days celebration under the able guidance of esteemed Principal Smt. Preeti Gupta . Now a days due to insufficient space the programs are screened at Rabindra sadan in the evening where an array of dances, dramas, mimes and yogas are performed by our gifted students, off course under the able guidance of cultural sun –committees leading to the cynosure of all eyes with its vibgyor spectrum.
‘Chandilaka’, ’Tasher Desh’, ‘Shyama’, ‘Chirakumar Sabha’, ‘Bijaya’... are a few which excelled in their presentation in dance dramas.
Foundation Day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the founding of an institution. This day is for the institution that came into existence on that particular date. Such a day is celebrated as the birth day of the institute. Berhampore Girl's College foundation day is celebrated every year on 24th January.
The college was established in 1946. It is the first government sponsored college in the state of West Bengal. The institution was founded by Smt. Amiya Rao, an eminent scholar and wife of the District Collector Sri B.G.Rao, as a seat for the advancement of women's education and uplift in this predominantly agricultural and backward belt of the state. Smt. Rao was the first Principal of this institution and was succeeded by Smt. Preeti Gupta, who became an institution in the field of women's education and uplift.
Today the College strives to uphold its proud heritage and continues to pursue its objective to spread higher education among the woman students and inculcate in them the spirit of freedom, both economic and social. It is hoped that the students of this college will be able to live up to the motto of the institution - Sa Vidya ya Bimuktaya , which means 'That is proper education which gives freedom'.
Cultural activities take place in the college throughout the year. But the annual cultural program is the big hit, which involves large-scale students involvement. The students organize a wide spectrum of cultural activities for the Annual Cultural Day. They are in the form of quizzes, debates, dramas, recitations, dance recitals and musical soirees. In the college cultural activities are organised jointly by students, teachers and staffs. These programs puts a charm of refreshment and the close interactions between teachers, students and stuffs help us to rejuvenate the ‘family concept’, for which the institution is renowned. a variety of programs follows from morning to evening. Students keeps reharsing for the events before the annual day, which is a part of it.
Appart from the annual day there are other cultural programs that are organised in different times.
Teachers Day : On this day the students organises a beautiful programs for the teachers to show their love and respect.
Independence Day Celebrations: This day is celebrated more or less in the same fashion as in the Republic Day Celebrations.
Saraswati Puja : Every year we perform the Puja for the Goddess of Learning.
Similar other programs are held where join together is the supreme importance rather than quality. All desires to participate and a keen sense of intimacy that leaves us with a feeling of achievement and satisfaction.
International Language Program also known as the Language Movement (Bhasha Andolon), was a political movement in former East Bengal (today Bangladesh). This was due to advocating the recognition of the Bengali language as an official language of the then-Dominion of Pakistan in order to allow its use in government affairs. The continuation of its use as a medium of education, its use in media, currency and stamps, and to maintain its writing in the Bengali script. The students of the University of Dhaka and other political activists defied the law and organised a protest on 21 February 1952. The movement reached its climax when police killed student demonstrators on that day. After which the day is remembered as International Language Day.
In the college, on such a day the students and also the teachers organise and actively participate in the celebration of the international language program. Some speech is delivered upon the day and is then followed by songs sung by students.
Rabindra Janma Jayante is the day of celebration for birth anniversary of the great scholar and novelist Rabindranath Tagore. The Bengali date is 25th of Boisakh and usually falls on the month of May. Homage is paid to the great poet on this day. He is remembered through his songs, poems, melodramas, rabindra nrittya etc.
This day brings charm and emotion in every heart.
The celebration of Rabindra Janma Jayante is among the important celebration in the college. Cultural shows and poetry recitations are organized in the college. The stage is decorated with flowers with a picture of the poet . Programs are arranged starting from the morning. It starts with the inaugural song, followed by dance recital by students of cultural group of the college. Which is then followed by music, skits, dramas, traditional songs and dances. The drama arranged by the students of the college is of a great attraction. Students, teachers actively gets involved with each of the events. This day is celebrated with great enthusiasm, love and admiration on every year in the college.
Rabindra Prayan Dibash is the day that remembers the death anniversary of the great poet and novelist Rabindranath Tagore. The Bengali date is 22nd of Shrabon and usually falls on the month of September. He is remembered on this day through his songs, poems, dramas, rabindra nrittya etc.
This day brings back the memories and emotions of the great poet.
Rabindra Prayan Dibash is celebrated in the college much like the Rabindra Janma Jayante. The homage is paid in the similar manner to the great poet on this day as on the Rabindra Janma Jayante. Cultural shows and poetry recitations are organized in the college. The stage is decorated with flowers with a picture of The poet . Programs are arranged starting from the morning. It starts with the inaugural song, followed by dance recital by students of cultural group of the college. Which is then followed by music, skits, dramas, traditional songs and dances. This day is celebrated with great courage and spirit among the students.
Republic day is a national day. It is observed on 26th January every year. The College celebrates this day every year. It was on this day in 1950 that Indian became a Sovereign Democratic Republic and had a constitution of its own. It took more than two years to frame a Constitution for our country. It is a day of national rejoicing and a red letter day in our country.
The day is celebrated with pomp and parade show with full spirit in the college. The worthy Principal unfurled the national flag amidst loud cheers. The N.C.C. cadets saluted the 'National Flag.' Some selected students sang the National Anthem. Then there were some very inspiring national songs sung in chorus. These were followed by stirring speeches by the students, teachers and some prominent citizens.
The 15th of August is a very important day in the history of our country - India. It was on this day in 1947 that India became independent. We became independent from the British rule after a long and continuous struggle for freedom of about 200 years. It is a red-lettered day, on which the schools and government and private offices remain closed.
The college celebrates the day much like the Republic Day Celebration. The national flag is hoisted, which is followed by recital in chorus of The National Anthem ‘Jan Gina Manna’ by the students and all. Other patriotic songs are also sung by students and teachers. Homage is paid to those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of our country. The N.C.C. student does the Parade in the college ground. This brings an end to the celebration of The Day for that year.