Jalandhar August 28 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Goonj, an award-winning non-profit organization led by Magsaysay Awardee Anshu Gupta, held “Chaupal- No Agenda Conversations” in Jalandhar at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar. Every year Goonj holds these conversations across many cities, as a place to dialogue withits friends, volunteers, contributors, partners and anyone else to encourage them to become active citizens. Chaupal is a platform for everyone to come together and learn from each other’s experiences and work.
The panelists of this day were Dr. Neerja Dhingra, Principal, Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, Pallavi Khanna, Counselling Psychologist and Barjesh Singhal, Former Rotary Club District Governor.
The event begun with Ms. Neena Sondhi, an active social worker welcoming the audience for joining this discussion.
Dr. Neerja Dhingra expressing her views said that Mr. Anshu Gupta has certainly established the heights of social service
Dr. Neerja Dhingra expressing her views said that Mr. Anshu Gupta has certainly established the heights of social service and what he has been doing to serve the society, that is impeccable and one of the greatest noble actions. While Pallavi Khanna said that we have received so much from the nation and it is our duty now to revert and serve our society and the new generation should contribute in it with enthusiasm.
During this discussion, Mr. Barjesh Singhal said that COVID 19 had really caught us off guard but this crisis really gave us ample of time to rediscover ourselves and to serve the humanity selflessly. The panelists actively participated in the discussion on the topic – our right ot debt on us.
Mr. Anshu Gupta thanked the audience for making it success and also the artists of the day who had awed the gathering .Also handmade things created by artists were on dispaly in the campus of Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar.