Udhampur, April 22
Government Degree College (GDC), Udhampur in collaboration with Gandhi Global Family (GGF) today organized an inter district symposium on the topic “Truth and Non-Violence”.
On this occasion, Padam Shri S P Verma, Gandhi Global Family was the chief guest. Earlier the function began with lighting of lamp by the chief guest & other dignitaries. The students drawn from different colleges expressed their views over the topic and concluded that truth and non-violence is the only solution to all the problems in the world.
They appealed the gathering to adopt the Gandhian principles in their life & also promote to maintain communal harmony in the society.
On this occasion, principal of the college Professor S S Bhalwal also addressed the gathering of students and advised them to spread the message of brotherhood among all the sections of the society. The chief guest in his address appreciated the speakers, Principal& Staff for organizing such healthy activities in the college. He also explained the objective and mission of Gandhi Global Family.
Professor Ashiq Malik, representative of Higher Education Department also spoke on this occasion. Chief guest also distributed prizes among the winners including Yash Paul of GDC Ramnagar, Shvina Akhter and Akhter Hussain Azad of GDC Udhampur bagged 1st, 2nd amd 3rd prizes respectively. Three consolation prizes were also given. Professor Rakesh Kumar Gupta HoD Zoology, Dr. Rippy Bawa and Dr. Shubhra Jamwal were the jury members. Professor Suresh Kumar Dogra and Dr Udhay Bhanu (NSS Programme Officers) conducted the proceeding and proposed the vote of thanks respectively. Besides social activists, Faculty of college and large number of students were also present.