GDC Sidhra Celebrates Guru Nanak Jayanti
Sidhra: Cultural Committee of Government Degree College, Sidhra has successfully celebrated Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti under the banner of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ by organizing an offline lecture on “Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Life History and Principles.The resource person of the lecture was Sh. Popinder Singh Paras, editor Sheeraza Punjabi, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Language, Jammu. The programme was initiated with the welcome address by Dr. Satbir Kour, Coordinator of the event. Resource person has explicitly deliberated on the Teachings and Principles of ‘Guru Nank Dev Ji’. He stated that the most famous teaching attributed to Guru Nanak Dev Ji is that there is only one God, and that can all human beings can have direct access to God. The Guru denounced the caste system and said everyone is equal, regardless of caste and gender. He further stated his various key lessons and teachings which included honesty and truth that overpower everything, equality and brotherhood which goes hand in hand, to live a life away from evil and see or hear no discrimination. He overtly emphasized on his beliefs of ‘Vand Shhakho’, i.e, share with others, help those who are in need, earn an honest living, without exploitation and fraud.
.A Number of students of different semesters of the college interacted with the resource person about the history, philosophy and teachings of Guru Nank Devji. They enthusiastically cleared their doubts and queries regarding the historical specificitied related with Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Principal, Dr.Monika Sharma concluded the programme while giving her appreciating words and encouragement to the valuable lecture of the Resource person.The lecture concuded with the vote of thanks, given by Prof. Mussarat Chowdhary, Convener of Cultural Committee. The event was organized by Dr. Anshu Gupta, Dept.of EVS and Prof. Meesha Bhagat, members of the Cultural Commitee of the college.