Punjab

Modi College hold a Book Exhibition and a Special Lecture

An exhibition of the books published by the Publication Bureau of Punjabi University, Patiala was inaugurated by Prof. (Dr.) Sarabjinder Singh, Chairman, Guru Granth Sahib Studies Department and Bhai Gurdas Chair and Director, Publication Bureau and Press, Punjabi University, Patiala and Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, Principal of the College. The students and members of the staff purchased books of their choice and availed 50% concession on the purchase of books.

On this occasion, Dr. Sarabjinder Singh delivered a lecture on “Life, Philosophy and Literature”. He said that our generation is fortunate to have the treasure of books and the ability to read and understand them. The accumulated knowledge and wisdom of our forefathers reaches to the next generation through books. These days, we are producing robot like human beings, devoid of emotions and sensibilities and Television and social media are encouraging negative trends in the society. Illiteracy and poverty are the other hindrances in the development of the society. In such a situation, good books and literature can play crucial role. He stressed upon the students to inculcate higher values of life by reading good books. The guest speaker also answered the questions asked by the students.

Modi College hold a Book Exhibition and a Special Lecture

Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, Principal of Modi College, holding a Book Exhibition and a special lecture welcomed the guest speaker and asked the students to maintain personal library at their homes. He also told that literature directed and lead by our philosophy resolves various problems of social life. If we want to create a civilized and plural society, then we will have to accept and respect diverse social identities in the light of our rich philosophical traditions. Dr. Sarabjinder Singh was felicitated by the college administration on this occasion. Dr. Gurdeep Singh, Head, Dept. of Punjabi conducted the stage and introduced the guest speaker. Dr. Manjit Kaur presented the vote of thanks. On this occasion, Dr. Ajit Kumar, Registrar, Prof. Ganesh Kumar, Dy. Registrar, Dr. Veerpal Kaur, Dr. Davinder Singh and other staff members of Punjabi department and a large number of students were also present.

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