Early times Report
Jammu, Sept 25: Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India, Jammu organized a webinar on ‘Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi’ to give wide dissemination to the ideology, philosophy and doctrine of Mahatma Gandhi among masses especially youth and to provide a platform for the Scholars, researchers, followers and aspirants of Gandhi’s philosophy to discuss, elaborate and understand the life and philosophy of the father of the nation in the present day scenario. The Webinar was conducted under the overall supervision of Devpreet Singh, Addl. Director General, PIB, North Zone. Neha Jalali, Deputy Director, Press Information Bureau & Regional Outreach Bureau, J&K, S.P. Varma,(Padam Shree), President Gandhi Global Family, J&K and Prof. Anurag Gangal, Department of Political Science, Jammu University also addressed the Webinar. Devpreet Singh, ADG, PIB & ROB (Northern region) in her address threw light on the life and principles of Mahatma Gandhi and said that he was not only a freedom fighter but a great scholar, a thinker, a philosopher and spiritual guide. She said that that Gandhiji was a leader of international stature who inspired civil rights movement all over the world. Be it India’s struggle for independence against colonial rule, Struggle against Racism, fight against poverty and untouchability, Gandhiji has always stood by his ideals of truth and Nonviolence.