Jalandhar December 11 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- International Human Rights Day was celebrated at HMV Collegiate Sr. Sec. School by the PG department of Political Science under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The programme started with DAV Gaan. Mrs. Alka, from Political Science Department welcomed guest of the day Dr. Seema Marwaha, Dean Academics and School Coordinator. While addressing the students, Dr. Seema Marwaha said that Human Rights are based on the Principles of Human Solidarity, Cooperation and Development.
She focused on 5 human rights- Right to live with dignity, Right to health, Right to Education, Right of Speech and Right to food. She further elaborated we should use these rights within the bounds so that our rights do not interfere in the rights of others. Mrs. Alka said that on 10th December, 1948, United Nations General Assembly adopted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the promise that from this day each and every individual have right to live with dignity and liberty.
In the Paper Reading Competition students Harshita, Ankita, Satmeet Kaur, Harmandeep Kaur, Gurjeet, Diya, Jiya, Nancy, Parjinder, Ashu and Khushi of SSC I and II of all streams presented paper. The Judge of the day Mrs. Protima Head of History department declared Ashu of SSC II Commerce First, Parjinder of SSC I Arts Second and Gurjeet of SSC I Arts third. All the winners were given prizes by School Coordinator Dr. Seema Marwaha. Dr. Jiwan Devi gave vote of thanks. The function ended with National Anthem.