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Udghosh’22—IIT Kanpur’s 2-day sports festival themed ‘THE PALADIN’S IMPERIUM’ begins on Oct 14

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Over 2000 sports participants to be seen in action in a multitude of sporting events including sports extravaganza for specially-abled students, fun events like Freestyle Football and MTV hustle, comedy and bollywood nights— the buzz around Udghosh’22 at IIT-Kanpur campus is electrifying   

The annual sports showcase of IIT Kanpur, Udghosh’22, themed “THE PALADIN’S IMPERIUM” is ready to take forward the legacy to be the flag bearer of intercollegiate sports and is all set to commence on October 14 amidst an electrifying buzz among the college community across the country. Udghosh’22 . This year, the sports fest will be a promise of thrill and joy after the pandemic induced hiatus of two years.

The atmosphere at the IIT Kanpur campus is brimming with excitement after various pre-fest events, guest sessions, and competitions for the student community were organized. Everyone is now eagerly looking forward at the apex of a splendid celebration. Among the pre-fest events, Udghosh invited Shreya Shree for an interactive session where the current IAS officer alumni guided aspiring civil servants and motivated the campus community to upconvert challenges into opportunities. Udghosh also invited Dronacharya award recipient and formal chief national coach, Mr. Vimal Kumar, on the occasion of teacher’s day. For a meet-greet session. Other prominent guests included Preeti Acharya, a fitness & lifestyle influencer and nutrition coach, to raise awareness of fitness as a way of life.

Other prominent events included AAVEG aimed to promote women’s empowerment and girl child education through a 2.5 km marathon. Manasi Pradhan, a distinguished Indian advocate in women’s rights and activism, voiced the event.

Acknowledging the growing opportunities in Esports, the next generation of gaming, Udghosh organized an inter-college esports tournament which witnessed exceptional participation from players and the audience. They also organized Udghosh National Open School Quiz (UNOSQ) to encourage sports in school, which witnessed 5k+ participation from all over India, and an online Chess tournament which was the largest chess tournament to be conducted by any educational institution.

Udghosh maintained its active presence on the social media handles, keeping up to date with the happenings in the world of stops and keeping the students well informed with its timely social media posts. The extensive coverage of the commonwealth games was well appreciated amongst students, and Udghosh’s proud initiative, “Raktarpan” in association with Blood Connect motivated the campus community to contribute to social service.

Udghosh is all set to hold a multitude of sporting events at the IIT Kanpur campus. The Main fest will comprise a series of sports events, including athletics, basketball, cricket, badminton, hockey, football, lawn tennis, volleyball, squash, ultimate frisbee, table tennis, weightlifting, powerlifting, and kabaddi, where teams from renowned educational institutes from across the country such as IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Roorkee, BITS Hyderabad to name a few will compete against each other for the ultimate championship of the sports extravaganza. 2000-plus participants from across the country will visit the IIT Kanpur Campus for the sports festival.

UDAAN, one of its leading social initiative, is a sports extravaganza for specially-abled students promoting its belief in equity and opportunities for all.

Udghosh will have an opening ceremony which will be graced by various government officials. It will organize various fun events like Zumba, and Mr. Udghosh, a body-building competition for fitness enthusiasts. Other fun events like Freestyle Football and MTV hustle graced by famous names such as Shlovij, KhullarG, and Prakhar Gupta. Udghosh will also be organizing Comedy Night and Bollywood Night, in which a renowned comedian and a Bollywood artist will be performing for the entire campus community. It will also host an EDM night by a renowned DJ to blend heart-pounding music with crazy dance moves.

As we come closer to the main event, the excitement is hard to contain, and the vibe is surreal. The entire campus is bubbling with exhilaration for the extravaganza. This year, the sports fest will be organised from 14th-16th October 2022 with a promise of thrill and joy. So, brace yourself for a memorable time at IIT KANPUR with Udghosh 22.

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