14902837_10205782363477528_7332363198501438158_o--1---1-Illumination Ceremony keeps students busy at IIT-Kharagpur

Times of India (October 19, 2017)

Kolkata: Once again, it was time for sleepless nights and secret meetings at IIT-Kharagpur, time for one hostel resident to stop talking to another. And all this because a unique competition, which has been going on for ages on the campus, to bring Diwali to life.

There are 21 student hostels on campus today, many more than what it was when the tech school started 67 years ago. But the tradition of illuminating hostels has been there since inception. The idea was a hit and even the administration decided to encourage it by initiating a competition. (Read More)