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Khalsa College’s Role in Education Commendable: Jathedar Akal Takht

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 06, 2023 06:15 PM

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh today hailed the role of the historic Khalsa College in the dissemination of ‘value-based’ education. He was addressing students during the annual ‘Ardas Diwas’ when he stated that for more than a century, the prestigious College had been doing the yeoman’s service to educate lakhs of students who have achieved heights throughout the world after getting their formal education from here.

While praising the Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) for inculcating the values amongst the students, he appreciated that every new session begins by invoking the blessings of the almighty. The `Ardas Diwas’ meanwhile was celebrated amidst religious fervour. The Kirtan was performed with traditional instruments by the students, following the bhog of Shri Akhand Path Sahib as the students and staff gathered in large numbers.

KCGC honorary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina said they have established the tradition to start the new academic session by seeking blessings of almighty. He said to inculcate the sense of belongingness amongst students towards culture and heritage the Gurmat Study Centre has been opened, where free education and training is provided for the inter-religious studies. He asked the students to concentrate on studies as it is only education that will make them successful in life.

Jathedar Raghbir Singh, RMS Chhina and Principal Dr. Mehal Singh who earlier welcomed the special guests meanwhile honoured a number of students for their achievements in various fields including religious teachings and examinations. KCGC Joint Secretary Paramjit Singh Bal, Rajbir Singh, Registrar Prof Davinder Singh, Principals of various Khalsa institutions and Dr. Inderjit Singh Gogowani were present.

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