A Two Days Vedic Workshop-cum-Lecture Series was organized by Swami Dayanand Study Centre of BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar. Prof. Lakshmi Kanta Chawla, former Health Minister, Punjab, was the chief guest of the innaugral session.
Welcoming the guests, Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia said that Prof. Chawla is a multi-faceted personality who has been actively working for society, women empowerment and upgradation of downtrodden people. While speaking about Swami Dayanand, she said that Swami ji gave the message of going back to Vedas and creating a society free of discriminations. She motivated the students to follow the path shown by Swami Dayanand.
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Chawla said that Indian women are indebted to Swami Dayanand as he played a vital role in ensuring the women education. She added that the need of the hour is to enlighten young generation about the teachings of Swami Dayanand and this workshop is an important step taken in this direction. Sh. J.K Luthra, Honorary Treasurer, DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi, said that fortunate are the students of DAV institutions as they get an opportunity to imbibe the teachings of Swami Dayanand.
The inaugural session was followed by Yoga training session under the guidance of Sh. Varinder Dhawan from Bharti Yog Sansthan, Amritsar in which students were given training regarding various yoga asanas and Havan Yajna. Nearly 100 students from various educational institutions participated in this training camp.
Sh. Sudershan Kapoor, Chairperson, LMC, thanked the dignitaries for sparing their valuable time. Sh. V.P. Lakhanpal, member, LMC, Col. Ved Mitra, Member, DAV Trust and faculty members of Swami Dayanand Study Centre attended the event.