Everyone must feel proud of his motherland: Indresh Kumar


Kathua, Jan 17: Vivekananda College of Education, Lakhanpur (Kathua) today celebrated Inauguration of Silver Jubilee (1995-2020) Celebrations with a lot of gusto and fanfare.
The Chief guest of the occasion was Dr. Indresh Kumar Ji (Member, Akhil Bhartiya Karyakarini, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). Prof. Rajnikant, Controller of Examinations, University of Jammu was guest of honour. Sh. Lal Chand (IFS), Chairman, J&K Environment Impact Assessment Authority, presided over the function. Other eminent personalities who graced the occasion were Mr. Vijay Sharma Advocate, Mr. Rajesh Gupta, Sardar Buta Singh, Captain Gian Singh Pathania, Mr. Vijesh Khanna, Sh. Shakti Pathak S.S.P Samba, Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Gupta Chairman of the College & Dr. Anju Sharma Principal of the college.
Chief guest, Chair person & guest of honour were honored with bouquets presented by Chairman Dr. S.K. Gupta on behalf of the college.
In the starting statues of Maa Sarswati & Swami Vivekananda were unveiled by the chief guest escorted by Chair person,guest of honour and other eminent personalities.
Programme started with the lightening of lamp by the chief guest escorted by other dignitaries.
Welcoming the Chief guest and other distinguished guests Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Gupta firstly Introduced Chief guest, Chair person & guest of honour to the audience. Then he highlighted the Swami Vivekananda’s excellence in education. He also threw light on the achievements of the college during these past 25 years i.e. from 1995-2020. He said that college has given utmost emphasis on vocational education to increase the vocational efficiency and productive potentiality of the students that will ultimately contribute to national development.
Main items of the cultural programme were welcome song (B.Ed girls students), Dogri Dance by Mr. Khajoor Singh a renowed dogri artist, Poem by Mrs. Vijaya Thakur & Giddha(B.Ed girls students).
All items were greatly applauded by audience.The dance performed by Mr. Khajoor Singh was marvelous. It was mind blowing performance. There was a lot of clapping from the audience side.
In his address, Dr. Indresh Kumar Ji congratulated the management, Chairman & Principal of the college along with the staff and students for completing 25 years and for organizing such a grand & gala function.He said that major goal of education is harmonious development of personality & it is the sum total of impressions created by words, thoughts, intellect, virtues, body & spirituality. He further said that every body must be proud of its language, caste, religion & motherland. He asked audience to perform certain activities i.e. to produce the sounds of various living & non-living things in order to differentiate between good and bad person. He asked audience to make poses & chants slogans of various eminent personalities i.e. Maharani Laxmibai, Swami Vivekananda, Subash Chandra Bose, Mahatama Gandhi, Veer Sawarkar, Chander Shekhar Azaad, etc. he said that Vivekananda once said that ‘the day will come when India will lead other nations of the world and the day has come now’.
Adressing the audience Chair person Lal Chand said that one must thank almighty God for accompanying the college in marvelous ways for completing its 25 years & helping through these years in keeping it safe, progressing, productive and always one step ahead in providing teacher education.
Guest of honour Prof. Rajnikant also addressed the audience. He too congratulated the college for completing its 25 years and for celebrating Silver Jubilee. He laid emphasis on the kind of values/Sankaras the pupils receive in schools & colleges. He gave example of his daughters that how both of them helped him in writing a book by him. According to him best family is one in which all family members continuously talk on daily issues & communicate them to each other.
Chief guest, Chairperson & Guest of honour were honoured with mementoes presented by Chairman & Principal of the college on behalf of Vivekananda Family. Principal Dr. Anju Sharma was honoured by Dr. Indresh Kumar with Shawl.
Vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Anju Sharma, Principal of the college. She threw light on the major achievements and work done by the college during the past 25 years. She also highlighted the Swami Vivekananda’s philosophy on education and main reasons for naming the college at the name of this great saint.
Programme ended with singing of National Anthem.