BGSBU pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi
Post by on Sunday, October 3, 2021
Jammu, Oct 02: Prof. Akbar Masood, Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 152nd birth anniversary. Prof. Akbar said that Gandhi symbolises India's Unity and Prosperity. Terming Gandhi as beacon of hope, the Vice Chancellor said that the life of Gandhi has been inspiring millions across the globe over the decades and will continue to inspire future generations. Prof. Akbar said that we should follow Gandhian ideology in our day to day life for a prosperous, healthy, harmonious and sustainable future.
On the occassion , Media cell of the University organised a Webinar. An Eminent Gandhian, Prof. N Radhakrishnan , Chairman Indian Council for Gandhian Studies delivered the keynote address. In his address Prof. Radhakrishnan highlighted various facets of Gandhian philosophy and said that Gandhi through his actions campaigned to uplift the downtrodden, to ease poverty, expand woman’s rights, build religious and ethnic amity, end untouchability and more. He said that despite all the impressive gains mankind has achieved in the present century through intelligent harnessing of science and technology which brought in unexpected and unimaginable results in various fields, the world today is on the throes of several global crises. He said that Gandhian principles of life not only provide solace to the ailing humanity but also brightens the hope of a brighter tomorrow.
Prof. G Malik , Dean of Students delivered the vote of thanks. In his conluding remarks he said that we must study Gandhi, Practice Gandhi and propagate Gandhian philosophy through our thoughts and actions. He said that Gandhi is celebrated across the globe and his thoughts and ideals are not only for our times but for all times and he will continue to have relevance for generations to come.
Earlier Dr.Daniah Iqbal Raina, Media Advisor, BGSBU extended the welcome address and Dr. Ashaq Raza introduced the speaker. A large number of participants across the country participated in the webinar.
On the occasion a campus cleanliness Drive was also organised by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan cell of the University under the guidance of Dr. Parvez Abdulla Coordinator SBA, BGSBU.