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Apeejay members reflected on the enduring legacy of Smt. Rajeshwari Paul on her 100th birth anniversary 

Apeejay Dwarka Campus pays heartfelt tribute to the first lady of the group on this auspicious occasion



Members of Apeejay School of Management (ASM) and Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication (AIMC) in Dwarka gathered with great reverence to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Smt. Rajeshwari Paul, the wife of the beloved late Founder-Chairman of Apeejay Stya Group & Apeejay Education Dr. Stya Paul. The day was marked by a series of heartfelt tributes and cultural celebrations, reflecting her profound love for art and culture.

The day began by paying solemn tribute to the First Lady of Apeejay Stya Group by the faculty and staff members of Apeejay Dwarka Campus. The ceremony was a heartfelt homage to her enduring legacy and contributions. The tribute set a reflective tone for the day, honoring her memory and her pivotal role in the Apeejay community.

Subsequently, the celebrations transitioned into the vibrant Rajeshwari Kala Utsav, an event dedicated to honouring Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s deep passion for art and culture. The Utsav featured a rich tapestry of cultural performances by students from different batches. The audience was captivated by an array of classical dance performances and soulful songs that showcased the students’ talent and dedication. Each performance was a testament to Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s enduring influence and the importance of integrating the arts into education.

A highlight of the event was a special message shared by Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, Chairman of Apeejay Stya & Svran Group, Chancellor of Apeejay Stya University, and Chairman of Apeejay Education. Her message, read by Deputy Director of ASM Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, highlighted Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s lasting legacy and the significant impact of her vision on holistic education. Mrs. Berlia emphasised how Smt. Paul’s belief in the transformative power of the arts continues to inspire the Apeejay community. 

The series of performances were a fitting tribute to Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s life and contributions. The classical dance sequences were particularly moving, with students performing intricate and graceful routines that mesmerized the audience. The soulful songs added a layer of emotional depth to the event, resonating with the spirit of Smt. Paul’s love for music and the arts.

The Rajeshwari Kala Utsav not only celebrated Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s centenary also reinforced the Apeejay Dwarka Campus’s commitment to fostering a holistic educational environment. The event underscored the importance of the arts in personal and academic development, echoing Smt. Rajeshwari Paul’s visionary approach.

The day’s events reflected her enduring legacy and the profound impact she had on the Apeejay community. Through heartfelt tributes and vibrant cultural performances, the campus celebrated her life and contributions, reaffirming the timeless value of integrating the arts into holistic education.

Harshita is Assistant Editor at Apeejay Newsroom. With experience in both the Media and Public Relations (PR) world, she has worked with Careers360, India Today and Value360 Communications. A learner by nature, she is a foodie, traveller and believes in having a healthy work-life balance.