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Students and attendees having a meal, possibly at a hostel mess

Cultural Events , Student Activities

Mardi Gras, was one of the largest cultural festivals that took place over five days in 1983. From colleges across India, such as from Bangalore, Delhi, Jamshedpur and Bhubaneswar, students visited the IIT Madras campus to participate and attend the events during the festival. The cultural festival was characterised by a number of events and games that were organised, as well as professional shows that were performed.

Collection:
N S Vinodh Collection
Album Name:
Mardi Gras 1983
Photograph ID:
001/0417/0010
Album ID:
0417
Event:
Mardi Gras
Date:
26 to 30 January 1983
Photographer:
N S Vinodh. After completing an early education in Bangalore, N. S. Vinodh obtained his B. Tech. in Civil Engineering from IIT, Madras in 1986. Being the secretary of the Photography Club at IIT Madras during his third year, he was an avid photography enthusiast. He then went on to complete his MBA from IIM, Lucknow, and later spent his career holding senior positions in the field of Corporate Real Estate with leading multinational financial services companies. He continued to pursue his hobby of photography, integrating it with his love of travel and wildlife.
Place:
A hostel mess inside the campus

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