Frontlist | Webinar on ‘Democracy of Criticism’ held at ABVH varsity
A two-day international webinar on ‘Democracy of Criticism’ at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University was held.
The two-day international webinar was organized under the joint effeorts of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, D. Enza College, California (US), World Hindi Jyoti, California and Central Hindi Institute of Agra. The first session was presided over by Prof. Ramdev Bhardwaj, Vice Chancellor, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal.
Chief Guest Kusum Khemani, well-known writer, President, Indian Language, Council, Kolkata, Keynote Speaker Prof. Arjun Chavan, Dean, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Sandeep Awasthi, Co-Coordinator, was a well-known writer and educationist.
In his presidential address, Prof. Ramdev Bhardwaj said that criticism in democracy is inevitable in the present environment and it should be discussed. Democracy is the best system of civilized society.
The basis of democracy is criticism, the more criticism, the stronger it can be defined, is useful for society, the work of the edge in democracy should be criticized, healthy environment and discussion should be there, disagreement, discussion are the ways to build the essence of democracy.
The components of debate, dialogue, support democracy in the environment of India. Philosophers Socrates, Aristotle had a long tradition for Criticism. The tradition of consultation in the Cabinet of kings, the tradition of criticism in the Parliament of India, sets democracy in a global environment.
This method has been considered the supreme system, because the ideas of illiterate people can be used in the society. Participation of the last man’s social and national contribution to a healthy democracy, there are many examples in our Parliament, when they stand in discussion, are motivated to live decent lives, Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee criticized Pandit Nehru in Parliament plenty of times.
There was criticism by Vajpayee during encroachment by China. This new emergence gave a strong boost to democracy in India. In Hindi literature, religion and solution are expressed in Premchand’s novels. In his literature the empowerment of society was explained. He further said that disagreement is the soul of democracy, the basis of development.
The conclusions drawn from this webinar were that the discussion of expansion and gathering in small groups is a force. Willingness to endure with our educational institutions develops, along with intellectual development, currently we have become digital, we are getting separated from each other as a result of which we get criticism.
He also aaid that Democracy will be strengthened only if we have to have faith in discussion, debate and redebate. The webinar was conducted by co-ordinated Sandeep Awasthi.
Source: The Pioneer