President Kovind Delivers Lecture at ITM University Gwalior

Published: | February 21, 2018
President Kovind Delivers Lecture at ITM University Gwalior
  • President of India, Ram Nath Kovind delivered 4th Dr. Ram Mohan Lohiya Memorial Lecture.
  • Dr. Ram Mohan Lohiya was a revolutionary socialist leader who fought for the freedom of the country.

President of India, Shri. Ram Nath Kovind delivered a memorial lecture on the ‘Kabir of Indian Politics – Dr. Ram Mohan Lohiya at ITM University Gwalior. Remembering Dr. Lohiya on the occasion, President Kovind pointed that Dr. Lohiya always supported gender equality, and he played a dominant role in the upliftment of the poor, outcaste and downtrodden.

In the lifespan of 57 years, Dr. Lohiya was imprisoned 18 times by the British government for his anti-British acts, i.e., protests and struggles to win freedom for his country. He was subjected to extreme torture in a British prison, yet he never gave up his patience and composure. He continued his struggle to attain independence for his motherland, the President added.

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The 4th memorial lecture on Dr. Ram Mohan Lohiya at ITM Gwalior was attended by: -

  • Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Smt. Anandiben Patel
  • Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Shivraj Chauhan
  • Governor of Haryana, Shri. Kaptan Singh Solanki
  • Chief Minister of Bihar, Mr. Nitish Kumar
  • Cabinet Minister of Higher Education (MP), Mr. Jai Bhan Singh Pawaiya

Apart from President Kovind, Judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Sudarshan Reddy, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh and Vice-President of India Mr. Venkaiah Naidu also spoke at the event. All the officials paid tribute to Dr. Lohiya on the occasion.

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Every year, ITM University Gwalior organises a memorial lecture to pay tribute to the revolutionary socialist leader, Dr. Ram Mohan Lohiya.

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