RGU observes Martyr Day

RONO HILLS, Jan 30: The Rajiv Gandhi University here on Sunday, observed Martyrs Day being the 74th Death Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation, at the Wall of Heroes in the varsity campus.

The day was marked with the presence of Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha, Pro VC Prof Amitava Mitra, among others.

The members paid homage to the great soul by offering wreath and floral tributes and singing of bhajans by the students of Mass Communication department.

The VC speaking on the occasion exhorted the people to follow the path of non-violence and peace. He discussed the degrading work culture in the society and the means to do away with the same for overall growth of the nation.

“Let everyone understand the eternal philosophy of Bapu’s Swaraj (independence) to Suraaj (Good Governance),” the VC added.

Prof Mitra, Dr Bijay Raji COE, Prof P K Panigrahi and Prof S N Singh, Coordinator Centre for Gandhian Studies, also spoke on the occasion and discussed various facets of Gandhiji’s life and his contribution to world peace and development.

The programme ended with the observance of 2 minutes silence.

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