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Youth must inspirit Gandhi: Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh appeals graduating students of Banasthali - Sat, Jan 22, 2011

In the 27th Convocation of Banasthali University held on 19th January ,  the chief guest Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh, a renowned 20th century political philosopher  and Emeritus Professor,  University of Westminster, London, focused upon the ailments of the contemporary Indian political, moral and social system, and, asserted Gandhian thought and techniques as the panacea to the ills .  He urged the young  graduating students of the University to inspirit the Gandhian philosophy.

The convocation ceremony  was coordinated by the vice-chancellor Professor Aditya Shastri .The ceremony commenced with a homage to Dada. The Banasthali Gitika was the next step in the ceremony which witnessed 83 gold medals being awarded to meritorious students and approximately 2500 degrees (Graduate,  Post Graduate and Doctoral) being conferred.

Professor Usha Thakkar,  the vice president of Banasthali University, presided over the Convocation.