Early Times Report
Rajouri, Sept 19: To commemorate 150th birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Department of Botany , Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri organized a public lecture on," Relevance of Gandhian Philosophy in present times".
The lecture was delivered by Padma Shree, Dr. S. P. Verma, President, Gandhi Global family, J&K. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Verma said that the Gandhian philosophy has inspired millions across the globe and will always remain relevant in times to come. He said that Gandhi explored a whole new dimension of the human psyche by bringing about a socio-political change based on justice and equality.
Dr. Verma narrated his personal experiences with the global community and said that Gandhi is widely respected and celebrated across the globe.
He quoted various global leaders admiring Gandhi in establishing principals of peace, non violence, equality and justice.
He said that the ideology of Mahatma is admired throughout the world for its universal and spiritual appeal. Its relevance in the contemporary turbulent times is more than it was in the past. Dr. Verma advised the students to become the preachers of peace and humanity.
On the occasion Dr. Verma announced the constitution of Baba Ghulam shah Badshah international peace award by Gandhi global family to be conferred annually to the individuals for their efforts towards global peace. Prof. G.M . Malik, Dean of students was the chief guest on the occasion.