SP College debates modernization with moral values
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, June 20: A debate on Modernization has left no scope for inculcation of moral values was Monday held at SP College.
26 colleges from across the Valley participated in the debate.
Director Colleges Prof. Sham Lal Gupta was the chief guest on this occasion while prominent columnist ZG Muhammad was the guest of honour.
ZGM stressed that “modernization should not be blamed for deterioration of moral values.”
“It is the mindset that plays the key role in understanding modernization in its true and positive sense,” he added.
The college principal, Prof Zahoor Ahmad Chatt expressed his satisfaction over the deliberations of the students on the theme.
He emphasized that moral values could effectively be transmitted through the “behaviour of the parents and teachers.”
The debate jury comprised of Prof Yaseen Ahmad Shah, Principal GDC (Boys) Anantnag(Islamabad), Prof NA Gilkar, Principal GDC Sogam and Prof Sheikh Mairaj-ud-Din, HOD Geography SP College.
Asma Zahoor (Women’s College, M A Road), Owais Shafi (Gandhi Memorial College) and Junaid Yaseen (Islamia College of Science and Commerce) bagged the first, second and third positions respectively, an official handout said.
Two consolation prizes were given to Arifa Kareem, GDC (Women) Baramulla and Safeer Ahmad Bhat, GDC (Boys) Anantnag, it added.
The welcome address was presented by Prof. Mohammad Afzal Mir, Staff Secretary SP College while Prof. Shah-e-Jehan Wani HOD IT presented the vote of thanks.
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