PRLog - Oct. 5, 2010 - PILANI, India -- The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations at Shridhar University
Shridhar University Pilani celebrated Gandhi Jayanti with a music program in which patriotic songs and bhajans. Prof Bir Singh welcomed the audience and the proceedings were anchored by Geoinformatics Faculty Shri Lokesh Tripathi. As the sweet melody of Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite bhajan “Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram” filled the hall, a nostalgic remembrance of the Father of the Nation gripped the audience.
Students who sang included Rajvir Singh, Rekha Maru, Sapna Maru, Satish, Anurag, Lokesh Tak and Renu Sharma. Faculty Shri Lokesh Tripathi and Rahul Milton surprised the audience with their singing prowess. Registrar Prof Nesamoorthy, Mr Kamal Vyas who heads the polytechnic, Miss Kitty Mukherjee and other faculty members also attended the program.
Prof BR Natarajan Pro Vice Chancellor of Shridhar University addressed the gathering and reiterated that the Way to Transform can happen by taking inspiration from the quote of Gandhiji “Be the Change You wish to see in the world”.
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About Shridhar University: An initiative of the Sarvhit Trust, Shridhar University Pilani has been established under Section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956 incorporated by Government of Rajasthan vide Ordinance No. 3 of 2009 and the same ratified by the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly vide Act No. 4 of 2010 as The SHRIDHAR UNIVERSITY ACT BIGODNA, JHUNJHUNU. Further, Vide letter F.No 8-3/2010(CPP-