Thursday, February 28, 2013

BIS # 3411 DIVYADAAN PHILOSOPHERS WIN LAURELS AT STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL

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DIVYADAAN PHILOSOPHERS WIN LAURELS AT STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL

BIS Correspondent

NASIK-MAHARASHTRA, February 28, 2013: Clerics of the second year of philosophy participated in <![if !vml]><![endif]>an all-India essay competition organized by the Sri Rama Chandra Mission (whose headquarters are in Chennai) in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) for India and Bhutan. The topic was a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: "What lies before us and what lies behind us are tiny matters, to what lies within us."

Cl. Nazarius Kharkongor (INS), Cl. Dominic Lalrinluange (INS) and Cl. Vivian Andrews (INP) bagged the honours. Cl. Nazarius was one of the honorary winners at the State level, while Cl. Vivian Andrews was nominated as winner at the all-India level for the senior category.

The state level felicitation was on the February 10 at Panvel, Navi Mumbai.

<![if !vml]><![endif]>Cl. Vivian was then invited to go to New Delhi, for the felicitation of the winners at the All-India level. The function was held on February 24, at Gurgaon in another of the major institutions of the Sri Rama Chandra Mission. Mrs. Kiran Mehra Kerpelmann, of the UNIC presided at the valedictory function inspired the audience  by her erudite words and bespoke of building a better and more humane world.

Cl. Vivian was one of the winners who on being awarded their prizes, was asked to address the audience which consisted of students, their parents and many youth from in and around New Delhi. The audience listened in awe and hung on every word elucidated. The function ended with a sumptuous lunch for the awardees.
This event is an annual feature of the Sri Rama Chandra Mission in association with the UNIC, which aims at sowing seeds of humanitarian values which they hope under the guise of a competition will not fail to bear fruit in the future and consequently bring the dawn of a new humane world.
                
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