Jalandhar, May 2, 2021: The Department of Social Sciences of Apeejay College of Fine Arts (ACFA), Jalandhar, celebrated the 130th birth anniversary of Dr B.R. Ambedkar - the Maker of Modern India. It was a third activity in the series of mega celebrations of the upcoming 75th Independence Day.
While commemorating Dr Ambedkar and his social services and contribution to the betterment of society, Dr Neerja Dhingra, Principal, ACFA, in the webinar put forth that to remind our youth about such great personalities of our nation is significant. She added Dr. Ambedkar showed the courage to add the best features of the other constitutions in our constitution.
Ms. Komal from the Department of Political Science, through a PowerPoint presentation, talked about Dr. Ambedkar and shared with the audience that he was not just an economist, sociologist, and politician but also a great server of the society who fought for the rights of women and made them aware about their financial rights. He was also in the favour of women joining politics. She also talked of the long fight taken by Dr Ambedkar for the rights of Dalit people.
Himanshi Gupta, Surbhi, and Simran from the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication shared their views about current politics in the light of Dr Ambedkar’s perceptions. Mr Vishav Bandhu Verma from the Department of History played the role of host in the webinar and Ms Rashmi from the Department of Philosophy presented a vote of thanks. Dr Neerja Dhingra appreciated the efforts of all the faculty members involved in organising the event smoothly.