Press Release

                                                                                     

Celebration of 100th Birth Anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

 

Indian Embassy (Peru & Bolivia) celebrated the 100th birth anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay on September 25, 2017. The event was organized in collaboration with Center for Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Pacific university, Lima in the premises of Centro Cultural India (CCI), the cultural wing of the Embassy.

 


The celebrations started with the keynote address of Mr. Vijay Kumar Kukreja, Charge d’Affaires followed by a lecture on political philosophy of Pandit Upadhyaya by Dr. Aayam Gupta, Director Centro Cultural India, entitled, ‘Integral Humanism”. He was assisted by Shri Amit Kothari, a representative of the Indian community in Peru. A documentary on the life of Panditji was also shown as a component of the lecture.

 

    

 

The concepts of Integral Humanism were discussed with focus on the efforts of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to empower the poor in light of the concept of ‘Antodaya’.  Various key initiatives of the government aimed at creating employment such as Make in India etc were discussed at the end.

 


Charge d’Affaires thanked the esteemed guests, notably Ms. Isis Yenny Condor, who coordinated on behalf of the Pacific University and other key officials and student representatives, who supported and actively participated in the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lima, September 26, 2017

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