National Education Day held

12 Nov

CHANDIGARH: National Education Day was celebrated at the department of political science, Panjab University campus on Friday. Deepak K Singh, chairperson of the department, highlighted the important role played by Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad in the freedom struggle as well his contribution to the cause of education in India.

On the occasion, the department also organized a debate and essay writing competition. The theme for debate was “The status of higher education in India today”. The topic for the essay competition was “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?” Neerat Pandey, a student of MA Semester III, secured the first prize, while Gurjeet Kaur, a student of MA Semester III and Pavneet Kaur, a student of MPhil, secured second and third prizes, respectively. The results of the essay competition will be announced on Monday, the chairperson of the department said.

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