26 Apr : Noted Gandhian activist coming to Jammu from New Delhi had about two hours long interactions with the youth from Jammu and Kashmir at Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Jammu today at 26 April 2010.
President, Gandhi Peace Foundation, Radha Bhatt and Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, Professor Varun Sahni honoured the services of Professor Anurag Gangal, Director, GCPCS by bestowing upon him Gandhi Youth Medal.
It was a proud moment for the Gandhian Centre of Jammu University to receive such an honour at the hands of the hands of the Vice Chancellor, Jammu University and President Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi, Ms Radha Bhatt who is generally known as Didi.
Balraj Puri, noted journalist of global fame from Jammu presided over the function and delivered his presidential speech. He said that the Gandhian nonviolent way is a method of very brave soldiers. Violent reaction are cowardly and it is only non violence that can prevail and help the youth to achieve their ends.
Ms Radha Bhatt from Gandhi Peace Foundation spoke after Balraj Puri as the Chief Guest and main speaker
She pointed out Mahatma Gandhi’s experience of his younger days in South Africa especially his journey in the Train on first class ticket when he was thrown out of the compartment. This was the major turning point in Gandhi’s life.
At the beginning of the function, Director Gandhi Centre at Jammu University Professor Anurag Gangal delivered welcome address and at the end of the interaction he also expressed his humble gratitude for award of the Gandhi Youth Medal to him and also expressed his deep sense of thankfulness for Ms Radha Bhatt, Balraj Puri, Ellora Puri, Ramesh ji. Rahul ji. , Ashvini Jojra S. P. Verma and others.
Dr Ellora Puri Associate Professor, Department of Political Science conducted all the proceedings of the interaction.
Several people from the civil society of Jammu were also present. Among them were noted and famous Gandhian Sh S P Verma and his team. From among the faculty of Jammu University, Professor Kulwant Kaur, Provost Girl’s Hostel and Head, Department of Political Science, Balraj Puri, Dr Yog Raj Sharma, Dr Raju Goyal, Dr Mohd Taj-u-ddin, Dr Baljit Singh Vishal Sharma and several other were present.
Form among the students and research scholars and Mr. Dalip, Tilak Raj, Meenakshi, Pawan, Ajay, Shivali, Pratiyogota, Karan, Nelanjan, Harmeet, Sheetal, Sandeep, and others were present.