The veteran leader of Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union, former General Secretary of All India Federation of University and College Teachers' Organisations, Former Principal of DAV College Jalandhar ( 11.10.2007 to 28.2.2011) and Former Associate Professor, of English, DAV College, Jalandhar, India (23.7.1973 to10.10.2007) " Dr. V.K. Tewari " left for his heavenly abode last night after a brief illness.
Dr. V.K. Tewari served the college with sincerity and devotion for a long time. He was very popular among the members of the staff and was a dedicated and a devoted teacher. He was a man of great achievements and college will miss his divine and intellectual creativity . Besides being an excellent teacher, he will be forever remembered as a teacher activist who relentlessly championed the teachers's cause. He remained the General Secretary of All India Federation of College and University Teachers Union (AIFUCTO) and Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers' Union (PCCTU). Widely traveled and hugely respected in academic, social and political circles, his pleasant and affable natural will be greatly missed. An excellent orator and a great motivator, Dr V K Tewari's contribution in academics and teachers movement will be remembered for a long time.
The Management, the Principal, members of the staff and students of D.A.V College, Jalandhar convey their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family at this hour of grief and pray to the Almighty to give peace to the departed soul and strength to the members of the family to bear this irreparable loss.