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Issue:Jan' 2020


Message from the Gita

V.P. Prabhakar

Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya described Kurukshetra as a spiritual, religious and educational centre and said that people considered themselves blessed by applying the dust of this great land on their forehead.
ief guest at the 4th International Seminar on Universal Welfare and the Eternal Philosophy of Bhagavad Gita, organized as part of International Gita Mahotsav at the Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Sadan, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, on December 3.

He said that Kurukshetra was famous as Tapo-sthali, Karma-bhoomi and Yag-bhoomi of saints and gurus. He said the Gita gave the message of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. This is a philosophy of Nishkam Karma.

The Governor said that the divine message of the Bhagwad Gita, was still relevant today. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, also adopted the principles of the Bhagwad Gitai> and launched various schemes for the welfare of people and society.

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said the state government was d e v e l o p i n g Kurukshetra as a magnificent and divine city with the aim to make it the cultural capital of the state.

Alma mater a pilgrimage

Sunil Arora Coming to one's alma mater is like a pilgrimage, said Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner of India(CEC), an alumnus of Panjab University, while inaugurating the Annual Global Alumni Meet organised by the PU Alumni Association(PUAA) in Chandigarh on November 28. Shedding light on the transition of Panjab University from Lahore to the present location at Chandigarh, he shared his personal and professional links to the different institutes of PU.
He urged the youth to be innovators and initiate start-ups which is the need of the hour for the nation. He urged all to individually and collectively be part of the change to take the country to greater heights.
Appreciating PU's role in commemorating three events --- namely, 550 years of the Guru Nanak Dev Ji, 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi and 100 years of PU Honours School --- he said all these events fill the gap between the vision and its practice.

Surajkund mela

Kanwar Pal Haryana Tourism Minister Kanwar Pal said that in the forthcoming Surajkund International Crafts Mela, Uzbekistan will be the partnernation. He said that every year the mela was held from February 1 to 17 and the dates would be the same in 2020, too. This time Himachal Pradesh would participate as a theme-state.