Bazinga: A Bigger Success than Horn Ok Please!1 min read
Manipal: The Literary and Debating Club of Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) hosted its intercollegiate annual literary event known as Bazinga taking place in the MIT campus, from October 19-24. Compared to Horn OK Please, the name of the literary event last year, Bazinga saw a rise in participation.
The publicity of this event was carried out to a much larger extent and responses were ensured which definitely increased the number of teams participating in this year’s events to 48 teams in Sitcom quiz, 45 teams in General quiz, 40 teams in football quiz, 38 teams in SP. Ent quiz and 30 teams in Potpourri.
Shaunak Kulhalli, a fourth year MIT student who was the vice-president of the last years Board of Organisers said, “Bazinga is very different from the Horn OK Please that was conducted last year. The stakes are higher for the participants this time as the questions in the quiz rounds are tougher and the topics discussed in events like J.A.M and extempore are much more detailed.”
Shikar Varma, a third year MIT student who has participated in the literary events for the past three years said, “Last years, President of the Board Anuraag Boddupalli was the quiz master who set the questions himself. They were tougher as compared to this times quiz questions. The board has also changed the format of few events like potpourri. New events like Sitcom quiz and Football quiz have been added to the list of events making the competition more interesting.”
Daksh Khanduri , a third year MIT student who is a current board member said, “Bazinga was a much bigger success than Horn OK Please. Football fans and TV fans also participated, which made the event much more interesting.”
Sub-edited by Bhavani Seetharaman