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Live for the nation, Jakhar exhorts students

GOVERNOR DR Balram Jakhar has called upon students to widen their horizon of thoughts and not live only for self. He urged the students to study hard and excel in fields of Science and Technology so that they could contribute towards nation?s progress. The students must fulfill the nation?s expectations and be in touch with the reality, he added.

india Updated: Jan 05, 2007 17:53 IST

GOVERNOR DR Balram Jakhar has called upon students to widen their horizon of thoughts and not live only for self. He urged the students to study hard and excel in fields of Science and Technology so that they could contribute towards nation’s progress. The students must fulfill the nation’s expectations and be in touch with the reality, he added.

Dr Jakhar was addressing the annual function of the Sadhu Waswani College, Bairagarh on occasion of the silver jubilee year of the college. He advised the students not to become conceited and remain attached to their roots. Commerce and industries minister Babulal Gaur was also present at the function.

The Governor expressed concern over the fact that owing to the narrow-minded issues like casterism people were forgetting the basic values of their country. He said that we have to forget the differences between people and if we want to progress like China or even the smaller countries like Singapore and Malaysia, we would all have to discharge our responsibilities sincerely.

Jakhar expressed concern over the lack of dialogue and coordination between the students and teachers and said that the emotions like respect, veneration and submission are missing these days.

Babulal Gaur called upon the students to complete their education sincerely and with discipline and fulfill the dreams of their parents. He said that the state is still lagging behind in education sector and the private institutions have a big role to play in this regard.

President of the Sadhu Waswani Shiksha Samiti said that new facilities including hostel building have been added to the college. Principal Dr Meena Shrivastava read out the progress report while president of students’ council Rahul Gupta proposed vote of thanks.

The Governor also gave away the Late Poonam Jatwani Memorial award to students Umarani Ahirwar, Lata Somani and Uma Sharma and the Ram Bakshani sponsored cash prize to Sudhir Shrivastava, Mamta Kumari, Sonia Batra, Kavita Lalwani, Kamtaprasad Patidar, Javed Akhtar Khan, Rita Das, Vikas Anand and Gagan Sharma.

He also awarded Manoj Mali, Anil Yadav, Om Singh Thakur, Shivam Gupta, Pravin Tomar, Ajit Singh, Anil Sharma, Anand Prakash Pal, Sumit Thakur, Ram Prakash Pandey, Sonia Sharma, Sujata Malik, Poonam Chaurasia, Sudhir Patidar and Akshay Mehra for good performance in NSS and NCC.

Earlier, Chairman of Education Committee and Vice Chairman, MP Tourism Development Corporation, Janakram Advani welcomed the guests. Dr AL Narvani conducted the programme, while Students Union president Rahul Gupta proposed vote of thanks.