02-APR-2019: VM Hall hosts public talk
Aligarh, April 2: The Coaching and Guidance Cell and Career Counselling Cell, V M Hall, Aligarh Muslim University organised a public talk on 'Socio-Economic Challenges before Minorities in India and their Solutions' in which speakers discussed how the faith of India's marginalised sections in the democratic process stems from their expectations of the state and why it is necessary for all citizens to have fair opportunities irrespective of caste, creed, religion and economic status.
The guest speaker, Dr Shivangini Tandon (Centre for Women Studies) discussed the issues of identity, security and equity which are related to minorities. She also threw light on how down trodden people can progress through education.
She also spoke on the hurdles faced by people of minority groups in day-to-day lives.
Another guest speaker, Dr M Rahat Hasan (Department of Political Science) delineated constitutional dimensions of the status of minorities and the solutions undertaken to safeguard their rights.
He explained how these problems are mostly faced by those who are educationally and economically backward people.
Delivering the welcome address, Dr Naseem Ahmad Khan (Provost, V M Hall) informed that the VM Hall will soon have a separate library for UPSC and other competitive exams aspirants.
Dr Jibrail conducted the question-and-answer session, while Dr Aijaz Ahmad proposed the vote of thanks.
Dr Swalehin and Mr M Kamran also spoke on the occasion. Shadab Hashmi (Secretary, Career Counselling Cell), M Nasir Khan (Secretary, Coaching and Guidance Cell) and Syed Wajahat Saeed (Joint Secretary, Coaching and Guidance Cell) helped organising the programme.
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