“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.“
- Mahatma Gandhi
The History Department of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organized a guest speaker programme for the history students on the topic “ Gandhi and the National Movement” by Prof. Dr. Ravindra Kumar.
Prof. Dr. Ravindra Kumar joined the School of Social Sciences at the IGNOU, New Delhi in 1993. He took charge of IGNOU as the Vice Chancellor in 2016. He portrayed Gandhi’s principles in two different variants : As a fossilized entity ; and As a Post- modern entity. He explained Gandhi’s political tools, articulation of national movement on the bedrock of morality, ethics on the principles of Ahimsa, Asteya, Aparigraha. The lecture was followed by a question answers session by both the students and the teachers. The various doubts posed by students were answered by the Prof. in an articulate manner. Principal ma’am provided her valuable inputs on the lecture, enhancing its relevance. Vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Shaloo Khanna. It proved to be a gratifying experience for both the students and the teachers.