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DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Department of History, Kalindi College celeberated 72nd Independence Day on August 13, 2018 in the college premises. To commemorate nation’s independence from the clutches of the United Kingdom. The occasion was graced by Shri. Jai Prakash Agrawal, an eminent politician and Mr.Deepak Marwah Chairman Governing Body they were given guard of honour by the students of NCC of our college. The program started with the unfurling of the tricolor flag followed by the singing of the National Anthem and ‘Sare Jahan Se Achchha’ by the students from the Department of Music. Dr. Anula Maurya welcomed our esteemed guest with a planter. Chairman Governing body honored the chief guest by presenting him with a shawl and the senior faculty memberswelcomed our Principal Ma’am and Chairman Governing Body with planters. The principal in her welcome address requested the students to take pride in being Indian and also encouraged them to feel responsible towards Nation. The Chairman in his speech mentioned the feeling of joy and happiness when he came to back to India. Understandably, this nation might have any shortcomings yet progression and improvements could be noticed. He advocated the students to believe in ‘Equality of all caste, religions and creed,’ so that eradication of apartheid became possible. Our esteemed guest who happens to be a renowned politician had expressed happiness in being invited and requested the students to light the lamp of positivity, promise, love and affection in mind. He gave us a very brief anecdote of how Mahatma Gandhi motivated people to fight against British hegemony and paved the path for Freedom. Sui generis to this anecdote he talked about the lives of other young freedom fighters who left their families for the love of the country. The celebration took its final shape with the certificate distribution to those students who won in the ‘Poster and Collage Making’ competition organized by the Department of History on August 10, 2018.
Orientation program for 1st Semester B.A. (Hons) History was held on July 19, 2018 in room no.19. A welcome note was given by Teacher in charge, Dr. Rini Pundir. The main point of enthusiasm for freshers was “Know Your Department”. Dr. Pundir addressed the freshers about academic grooming by attending classes regularly. She briefed about attendance and its benefits in internal assessment. Using power point presentation she let the students to get familiarized with the available facilities in the college and department. She encouraged freshers to take interest in ‘Add on’ courses. The idea behind such was to motivate the students and build zeal in fresh students. She requested parents to keep checking college website. If need be, could meet the teachers. The students interacted and responded with the queries related to classes and courses. The orientation program concluded with the introduction of the faculty members by the Teacher in charge and wished the students good luck for next 3 years.
Dr. Rini Pundir addressing the fresher
Students and Parents interacting with the Departmental faculty
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Kalindi College celebrated 70th‘Independence Day’ on 14-08-2017 in the college premises. The occasion was graced by Dr. Ichacharan Dwivedi and Dr. Ravi Bhushan Bajpai (Retired Professor from ITM University, presently North Cap University) and were given a guard of honour by the NCC students of our college. The program started with the unfurling of the tricolor followed the singing of the national anthem by the students from the departmentof music. Dr. AnulaMaurya welcomed the guests by presenting them a shawl and the senior faculty welcomed the guests by giving them planters. The principal in her welcome address asked the students to live upto the expectations of those who laid down their lives so that India could achieve its Independence. The guest too spoke as to how with great difficulty we have gained our Independence, emphasis was also laid on to keep our culture and traditions alive and carry forward the message of unity.
Rashtrapati Bhawan Trip
Seminar on Buddhist Art
‘Dharohar,’ the history society, organized a rendezvous with the new students on 22nd August 2017. Ms. Gopika Bhandari, Assistant Professor in Vivekananda College, Delhi University, delivered a lecture on “some facets of Buddhist art’ on this occasion. She explained to the students as to how Art is used as a visual medium to educate the ordinary followers in their chosen religion. She examined various aspects of art such as the mudras of Buddha’s images, the images of Bodhisattvas, the scaling of figures and the significance of images and scenes that are otherwise missing in the narrative of the Mathura art.