CUK celebrates world book, copyright day at Green Campus

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Central Library of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) celebrated "World Book and Copyright Day" at Green Campus of the varsity here on Tuesday.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, inauguratedthe exhibition of books and other manuscripts and asked the students toinculcate the habit of book reading. "Despite technological onslaught andadvent of e-resources, books still have relevance during the contemporarytimes," he said while congratulating the Central Library for organizing theevent.

University librarian, Dr. Abdul Majid Baba also spoke on theoccasion.


Meanwhile, The Department of Politics and Governance,Central University of Kashmir (CUK) organised a lecture on "Politics, Virtueand Conflict" by Dr. Nitasha Koul of the University of Westminster, London.

Introducing the speaker, Dr. Khalid Wasim Hassan,Coordinator of the Department, talked about the relevance of this theme in thecontemporary political scenario of the world.

Dr. Nitasha said, "We need to think about the relationbetween politics and virtue on a broader level." Citing examples, she pointedout as how right wing extremism is seen "virtuous" by some people. "The rightwing groups all over the globe, believe their ideology is based on morality andact on the idea that they are defending something virtuous."

Apart from students and faculty of the department, thelecture was attended by the students of other departments, University ofKashmir and Ganderbal Degree College.

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