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Mahaprinirvan Diwas at PU

Chandigarh December 6, 2021:A One day Webinar was organized by Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) Panjab University, Chandigarh to commemorate  the Mahaprinirvan Diwas of Baba Saheb Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, today by Ms.Kenu Agarwal Vice President, Community in Transition USA.

Prof. Ashok Kumar, Director, CSSEIP and Professor in Hindi talked about importance of changing mindset of people to change the society and shared the significance of this day very elaborately by paying homage to father of our Constitution and remembering works of Baba Saheb Dr.B.R.Ambedkar.

The session was moderated by Dr.Kanchan Chandan, teaching faculty, CSSEIP.  She stressed on following the ideology of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar, to bring the necessary change, for an unbiased and egalitarian society, and upliftment of the oppressed.

Ms.Kenu Agrawal in her lecture discussed how Babasaheb Dr. B.R.Ambedkar championed the cause of women as well as the miserable plight of Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes throughout his career and discussed a number of problems of Indian women and sought for their solution. She insisted on the way baba sahib looked upon law as the instrument of creating a sane social order in which the development of individual should be in harmony with the growth of society. As issue related to women inequality are global they are not only confined to Indian society. She further added that only Government Machineries or policies can’t be enough, people have to come forward individually with changed mindset to achieve the goal of gender equality and women empowerment.

Prof. Ashok Kumar, Director CSSEIP extended vote of thanks and concluded by emphasizing, that women should themselves come forward to grab their rights and get hold of representative positions in all walks of life for a new and progressive India. It will lead to intellectual empowerment of masses.