Thursday, September 29, 2016

Universal Brotherhood Day celebrated at Kangra

KANGRA : SEPTEMBER 11- The self transformation among all sections of the society, particularly among the youth, was need of the hour in order to see a transformed society

 grows in days to come and the cherished dream Swami Vivekananda is fulfilled to have an ideal India.

GD Bhargava Inspector General of Police  Northern Range, who was Chief guest on the occasion of  Universal brotherhood day organized by local branch

 Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari  and students Central Association DRPGMC Tanda in the auditorium of the Dr. Rajinder Prasad Govt. Medical College at

 Tanda to commemorate the historical speech delivered by Swami Vivekananda in the world religious conference on September 11, 1893. He said that the

 teachings of Swami Vivekananda were more relevant today than when he addressed the World Religious conference on this day in 1893 at Chicago when Swamiji gave call for ' Universal Brotherhood'.

He said that youth should make Swami Vivekananda their icon to lead an ideal life. He stressed on the youth to follow  Swami Vivekananda’s teachings

  which would keep them close to their cultural roots and religion too which was need of the hour. Dr. Anil Chauhan  Principal DRPGMC Tanda, Guest of

 honour also stressed on the youth be close to Swami Ji’s teachings.

Ashok Raina of Vivekananda Kendra stressed on adopting the path of righteousness shown by Swami Vivekananda to have better tomorrow for India. He

 stressed on the self transformation among the youths to see the dream of Swami Vivekananda of a prosperous India  in right perspective comes true.

Earlier a marathon organized by Vivekananda Kendra  which was attended by large number of people from all sections of the society. Boys and girls in

 hundreds from six Post Graduate colleges of the district participated in the marathon.

The marathon was flagged off by  GD Bhargava, IAS, IGP from Tehsil Chowk of this town which concluded at DRPGMC Tanda. The audience appreciated Kendra

 for organizing such an impressive program.

In the boys category Yogivinder Kumar  GAV Senior School Kangra, Rajat Kumar Dhronacharya PG College Rait, and Arun Choudhary Gian Joyti College of

 Education  Rajol bagged first second and third prize in the marathon  respectively,

In girls section  Rekha from Old Kangra, Swaiti Kumari of Lalaid and Shikhen  Bharti of Govt. Polytechnic Kangra got first second and third

position respectively.In the age group of more than 50  years Dr. RK Abrol Faculty member DRPGMC Tanda, Hem Singh of Polytechnic  Kangra and Sheshi

 Kumar Dogra from SDM office Kangra got first second and third prize respectively.  Major General (Retd) Vishwenter  Tandon as an oldest

participant too was felicitated on the occasion marathon.

The winners were given besides cash prize of few thousand rupees, a set of complete works of Swami Ji and a certificate.

Hoshiyar Singh Thapa 93 year old Freedom fighter and associate of Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose, was honoured on the occasion along with his wife Rampa

 Devi amid standing ovation .

1000 T shirts were distributed free among the participants with free cap. Fruits and water was kept  available for the participants at DRPGMC Tanda.

A book sales centre was set up outside the auditorium of DRPGM College Tanda Hindi and English dailies covered the event. E.O.M.

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