Budgam, Sep 15: The Department of Political Science & NSS Unit of Government Degree College (GDC) Khansahib Friday organised a one day seminar on ‘Gandhiji, Non-violence & Truth’, here.
The programme started with an inaugural address by the Principal of the college, Dr. Nargis Bano. In her address, she highlighted the relevance of Gandhism in contemporary times. She said, “Gandhiji was not an ordinary person. He overcame personal inhibitions and prejudices; fought bravely but through non-violent means against discrimination & injustice all through his life. He stood for justice, equality, fraternity and tolerance.”
Thereafter, an elaborate presentation was delivered by Dr. Sajad Padder, Assistant Professor of Political Science and NSS Programme Office. He spoke on nonviolence and truth both in theoretical and practical aspects.
The college students actively participated in the discussion; pledged to adopt the Gandhian way of life and contribute to the peace and development of the country.