Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Himachal Governor Acharya Devvrat said that teachers should play an important role to give right direction to the society besides educating the society and equip the future generation with knowledge and wisdom.
The Governor was presiding over the convocation function of DAV college, Pehowa of district Kurukshetra in Haryana, today.
He said that teachers were the role model for their students and it was their moral responsibility to dedicate their life for building the future generation. It was a patriotism too, in a real sense as they were contributing in building a strong nation.
Acharya Devvrat said that society was changing rapidly and development took place during past few years but it was unfortunate that humanity and values in the society were missing among young generation. He said that a person who feels the pain of others was a human in a true sense and compassion, pettiness and affection were the part of Indian rich culture and urged the young generation to follow our rich traditions.
He also urged the degree holders to involve themselves in social activities for the up-liftment of the society and sensitize the people about drug abuse and female feticide.
The Governor congratulated the students and wished them success in their life.
The Governor also awarded degrees to the students.
Earlier, Principal, DAV college Prof. Kamdev Jha welcomed the Governor and briefed about the activities and achievement of the college.
A cultural programme was also performed by the students on the occasion.