“We should strive to build an INDIA Where the seeds of hatred do not exist but hearts full of love and care are incarnated”
History department of DAV COLLEGE organised a guest lecture on the anniversary of “QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT”. A guest lecture was organised where Dr Dharamjit (Principal , SIKH NATIONAL College ) was invited as the chief guest , and he was welcomed by DR B B SHARMA( Principal DAV College) The event was presided over by Dr Rakesh Sharma ( HOD History department).
Dr Dharamjeet in his lecture pointed out towards how with the commencement of Quit India Movement on 9 august 1942 , it lead to our Independence on 15 August 1947, otherwise our freedom would just have remained a dream. He told how under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi ” Our Father of Nation” this movement started and was named “QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT”.
He told how great revolutionaries like Mahatma Gandhi, Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, Rammanohar Lohia , Sucheta Kriplani, Jayprakash Narayan, Aruna Asif Ali took a part in this movement.
The Quit India Movement had shaken the roots of English government. Quit India Movement has also been named as August revolution , and was the last fight of Independance.
Dr Rakesh Sharma ( Hod History dept) quoted how ,many leaders have leaded this revolutionary movement. Many consequences and problem were faced. Its our prime duty to pay them heartfelt tribute and gratitude for their outstanding contributions of the revolutionaries. He quoted ” we should follow dreams and equip ourselves to make the dreams seen by many known and unknown martyrs and great freedom fighters true , only this is our true tribute to them” , and only this way our freedom our country and our democracy will remain intact .
Stage is conducted by in charge of history association Prof Manoj Kumar.
Dr Kiranjeet Randhawa, Prof Vipin Jhanji ,Prof Asha Verma, Prof Manoj kumar , Prof Rajkumar , Prof Protima and Prof Neetu Sharma were also present in the guest lecture.