28-JUL-2020: AMU organizes Dialogue on Dekho Apna Desh
Aligarh, July 28: The Vice Chancellors of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) recently came on one platform for a Dialogue ?Dekho Apna Desh? jointly organized by AMU, BHU and RGU under the scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development under ?EK Bharat Shrestha Bharat? series.
The Chief Guest, Shri Nakam Nalo, Minister Tourism Transport and Civil Aviation, Arunachal Pradesh in his speech invited everyone to visit and experience Arunachal Pradesh. Unless we know each other, Ek Bharat cannot be achieved, he added.
Prof Tariq Mansoor (VC, AMU) in his address recalled the unique beauty of India and said that every place in the country is unique with different characteristics, cultural heritage and natural surroundings and educational institutions must educate the students to recognize the diversity of Indian culture embedded in its intangible heritage.
Prof Mansoor said that the COVID-19 pandemic has already affected the hospitably and tourism industries were given a hammer blow which is a big challenge .He also stressed on bringing a tourism friendly environment in the country.
Speaking on the occasion the Vice-Chancellor of BHU, Prof Rakesh Bhatnagar reminded all that Bharat is a great country with many provinces with many languages and food styles and lifestyles. He also highlighted the greatness of the old civilization like India which accommodates the others and propagates the idea of India place for unity in diversity.
Prof Saket Kushwaha (VC, RGU) talked about the importance of connecting with others and their diverse culture. He expressed the importance of teaching profession in these pandemic times of uncertainty. The VC gave a slogan KYC ?Know Your Country? as a part of syllabus right from school going students, class1-12 and should include various states and their unique culture, food habits, languages and lifestyles.
Dr Sambhu Prasad (Nodal Office EBSB, RGU) while welcoming all the members briefed about the programme and said the objective of this program is to promote the uniqueness of India
Prof Shambhunath Tiwari, Dept of Hindi, AMU elaborated the existence of culture with the quotes ?loss of Culture is loss of Identity? and must try to preserve it.
Prof S Sirajuddin Ajmali Nodal officer, EBSB, AMU highlighted the literature legacy of the state from Urdu to Hindi language. Prof VN Tripathi Nodal officer, EBSB, BHU concluded the programme with vote of thanks. Joint Coordinators of RGU and AMU Dr Rajeev Ranjan Prasad and Dr Araman Rasol Faridi were also present.
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