Jalandhar May 7 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- To commemorate the birth anniversary of the Nobel Laureate Guru Rabindranath Tagore, a lecture was organised by the English Literary Society. The speaker of the day was Associate Professor Dr. Mrs.Neena Mittal of PCM.S.D.College for Women, Jalandhar. She familiarised the students with the life and teachings of Guru Rabindranath Tagore. She informed the audience that he is the first and the only Indian till date to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in literature for his world famous book Gitanjali which has been translated into several languages of the world. She also talked about Shantiniketan, a unique educational institution established by Guru ji to secure the harmony between man and Nature.
Acknowledging and appreciating the significance of this academic initiative for the students, the honourable members of the Managing Committee and the worthy Principal, Prof.(Dr.) Pooja Prashar lauded the endeavours of the Head, Department of English, Mrs. Ujla Dada Joshi for organizing such informative lectures to associate the students with the rich cultural heritage of India. The organising Committee comprised Mrs. Aabroo Sharma, Mrs. Gurjit Kaur and Mrs. Indu Tyagi. The lecture proved to be thoroughly enlightening for the students.