Two-day national seminar on Hindi literature begins at JU

29 Mar 2016 17:46:20


JAMMU, Mar 28: Two-day national seminar on the topic ‘Nai  Sadi  Ka Sahitya: Chunotiyan Aur Sambhavnain’, organized  by the Department of  Hindi, University of  Jammu, began here today.

In the  inaugural session,  Prof  Ravi Srivastav,  former Head, Department of Hindi,  University of Rajasthan,   presented  key-note address. He said that globalization  is a big  challenge  for writers  as  open market  is  detrimental for  economy of  lower  middle  and  poor  classes and  ultimately for  whole India.  He stressed that  Hindi  writers  have  to  depict  problems  faced  by  Dalits,  Aadivasees and women.

JU Vice-Chancellor,  Prof R D Sharma, in his  presidential address,  said that  trends in literature  do not change with point in time. “Some  trends  could be seen in continuity, some  die  with the passage of time and some emerge  according  to  new  situations  faced  by  people  in  general”, he added . Referring to Ram Charitmanas of  Tulsidas, Prof  Sharma said that it  is not  only a  religious book, it is a depiction  of  certain important  values  of  life.
In the  second session of  the  day,  Prof Gopal  Ji Pradhan from Ambedkar Vishwavidyalai, Delhi, said  Dalit, Stri and  Aadivasi  Vimarsh do not  limit  their thought  to their   own end, they  raise the questions of  humanity.
Dr Baljit Raina, Maharaj Krishan Santoshi and  Bhagwati Devi  raised questions  regarding  different  Vimarsh and  readership of poetry.

Dr Vandana Sharma, Nisha Verma, Vandana Thakur  and Neelam Devi  presented their  research papers. Dr Ramnika Jalali and  Dr Pran Nath Trisal also spoke on this  occasion. Dr Om Parkash Dwivedi compeered this session.
In the first session,  Prof Parvinder Kour, HoD   Hindi, JU  presented welcome address while vote of thanks was delivered by  Prof  Neelam Saraf.  Prof  Parmeshwari  Sharma  compeered  the  programme.

Source: Daily Excelsior

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