Teachings of Lord Mahavira hold great significance in present times: Priya Sethi
Jammu, April 02 On Mahavir Jayanti an impressive function was organized by SS Jain Sabha at Zorawar Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu on the theme “Save Girl Child and Educate Girl Child”.
Speaker Legislative Assembly Mr Kavinder Gupta was the Chief Guest on the occasion while the function was presided over by the Minister of State for Information, Education and Culture, Mrs Priya Sethi
Among others Legislators Sat Sharma, Rajesh Gupta, Vibodh Gupta, senior BJP Leader Yudhvir Sethi ,members of SS Jain Sabha and people in large numbers attended the function.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Kavinder Gupta said the teachings of Lord Mahavir have more relevance for strengthening peace and bonds of amity. He said in the present times when the society is lurching in materialistic greed, spirituality is the only tool to liberate people from this unending web of self-destruction.
Minister of State for Information, Education and Culture Mrs Priya Sethi in her speech exhorted that the teachings of non violence, truth and compassion enunciated by Lord Mahavira hold great significance in the present times and by following his preaching we can promote world peace and amity. She said Lord Mahavir’s message of truth, non-violence and compassion shows an enlightened path for happiness and progress of humanity and we all should follow his teachings and strive together for strengthening harmony and brotherhood.
Highlighting the theme of the function Mrs Sethi said that education holds the key to women empowerment and progress of society. She said women are playing a great role in social political and economic development of the nation and their contribution is vital for shaping the future of the nation .She emphasized on providing conducive environment for the overall development of girl child.