GANGTOK, 06 MAR (IPR):
The National Human Rights Commission is organizing a two day National Seminar, on the ‘Role of Buddha’s preaching in realization of Human Rights’ in collaboration with the Sikkim University, Gangtok at Auditorium, Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim, 5th Mile, Samdur, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim from 07–08 Mar, 2019.
The NHRC Member, JyotikaKalra will inaugurate the seminar as the Chief Guest, which will start at 10.30 am on the 07 Mar, 2019. The presidential address will be delivered by Vice Chancellor,Prof AvinashKhare, Sikkim University. It will conclude with the valedictory session to be addressed by Chairperson, Justice Narendra Kumar Jain, State Human Rights Commission, Sikkim at 1.30 pm on the 08 Mar, 2019.
Besides the inaugural and valedictory sessions, the seminar will be spread across four academic sessions covering the subjects – ‘History of Buddhism in India: Road Ahead’, Challenges of Human Rights & Media in Twenty-First Century’, ‘Self-realization, Non-Violence & Growing Role of Buddhism’ and ‘Buddhism and Women-The Dhamma has no Gender’.
These sessions will be addressed by several prominent speakers including, among others, Eminent Hindi Writer & Poet, ProfArun Kamal, Sahitya Academy Award Winner from Patna, Bihar, Joint Secretary, Dilip Kumar,NHRC, Professor of Law,DrImtiazGulam Ahmed, Sikkim University, Gangtok, Renowned Buddhist,Prof JetaSankrityayana, Mithlesh Mishra, Patna, Writer &Sr Bureaucrat, Prof AnandaGopalGhosh, Jalpaiguri, Renowned Historian, IAS, DrSubhash Sharma,Patna, Eminent Writer, Snehasis Sur, Kolkata, Sr Journalist & President Press Club, Kolkata, Dr Rajiv RanjanGiri, University of Delhi, DrRanjanaKumari, Delhi, Director, Centre For Social Research, Prof Pratibha, Dept of History, MohanlalSukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan and Head, Prof PN Mishra,Dept. of Law, Sikkim University.
The Commission has been organizing these seminars as part of its series of National Seminars to build awareness about human rights in different parts of the country.