Academic lectures on 45th foundation day of GNDU
Author(s): SK VyasThe photograph taken duirng 45th foundation day of GNDU at Amritsar. Amritsar, November 24, 2014: Respect for fellow human beings, treating all as equals and dropping all that is unjust, is the message that the bani of...
Amritsar, November 24, 2014: Respect for fellow human beings, treating all as equals and dropping all that is unjust, is the message that the bani of Guru Nanak Dev has been advocating for centuries. This was said by Prof.S.P.Gautam, (Former Vice-Chancellor, MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly & Professor, Centre for Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) and Dr S.B. Singh IG (Hqrs), Central Industrial Security Force and a writer of great repute in their academic lectures on the 45th foundation day of the University at the Guru Nanak Bhawan of the University campus.
Prof Gautam and Dr S.B. Singh in their lectures highlighted the Nanak’s philosophy and how it was universal, and daring. They quoted hymns from Gurbaani and talked of how these words have transformed lives for centuries and is relevant in all times. Professor A.S. Brar, Vice-Chancellor welcomed the guests. Prof. Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, Registrar introduced the eminent speakers and Prof. Paramjit Singh, Dean, Academic Affairs of the University proposed vote of thanks. Many academicians, scholars and students and eminent personalities of the city participated in these celebrations.
Earlier while welcoming the eminent speakers Prof. A.S. Brar highlighted the achievements of the University in the last one year in particular and 45 years in general. The day-long celebrations began with the Bhog Sri Akhand Path at the University Gurdwara Sahib followed by the Shabad Kirtan by Bhai Jagdip Singh, Hazori Ragi, Sri Darbar Sahib and the Ardas. Prof. Guatam & Dr. S.B. Singh inaugurated an exhibition of rare books & manuscripts relating to “Punjab Though Ages” arranged at the Bhai Gurdas Library of the University. Folklore Exhibition and Painting Exhibitions were also organised on this day.
A hockey match between men teams of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Academy and SGPC Academy was also organised in the University hockey stadium. Keertan darbar was organised in the evening in the Gurdwara sahib of the University. Langar- the Punjabi tradition of sitting together & eating as equals was also witnessed where thousands of people came, served and took the prasaad. Winners of the competitions in folklore exhibitions and painting were honored on this occasion.
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