One day national seminar on 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev was today organized to commemorate the Golden Jubilee celebrations of University of Jammu by PG Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu.
Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice- Chancellor (VC), University of Jammu, Jammu was the chief guest on the occasion. Prof. Manjeet Singh, former HoD, Punjabi, University of Delhi, was the special invitee. Dr. Baljeet Kour, Head of the Department presented formal welcome address.
The programme started with Gurbani Shabad presented by students of PG Department of Punjabi.
Prof. Manjeet Singh presented a detailed paper on the life and principles of Guru Nanak Dev who conveyed the message of equality of human beings and the concept of oneness among the people.Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar spoke on the contribution of Guru Nanak Dev in the social life of the people suffering from discrimination and injustice.
In the second session, Prof. Ramnika Jalali former Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Jammu, presided over the function.The scholars of PG Department namely, Dr. Randheer Kour, S. Manjeet Singh, Kusum and S. Rajveer Singh presented their papers.
Dr. Snobar, Dr. Kamaljeet Kour, Chanpreet Kour, Gurpreet Kour, Kuldeep Kour, Sumreen Kour, Rajveer Singh, Pavleen Kour, Tegdhar Kour, Amneet Kour and Tamandeep Kour recited their poems highlighting the historical, cultural, mythological and scientific importance and relevance of philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Granth Sahib in the present scenario.
S. Harsimran Singh, Ph. D scholar, conducted the proceedings of the function. Dr. Kamaljeet Kour, S. Manjeet Singh and Kusum in assisted the programme.