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Building a friendly nation for its people

Professor of Hindi at University of Delhi, Apoorvanand Jha will deliver a talk on the topic ‘Living in the times of bully nationalism’, on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. NT BUZZ brings you the details


As part of MOG Sundays, Apoorvanand Jha from Siwan, Bihar will talk about Indian nationalism which took shape while fighting British colonialism.

He will touch upon the idea of justice and liberty, along with creating a new friendly community feeling. His talk will mainly focus on the need for different communities to come together and build a new sense of companionship.

Apoorvanand is a literary and cultural critic and has published in nearly all Hindi journals. Additionally, he has published two books of essays in literary criticism: Sundar Ka Swapna and Sahitya Ka Ekant. He is a bilingual writer who contributes columns in Indian newspapers and magazines on the issues of education, culture, communalism, violence and human rights. He also lectures widely on these issues.

Having earned a Master’s and PhD from Patna University, he has worked on the development of Marxist aesthetics in Hindi literature. In 1999, he was invited to join Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University; a Central University set up by the Government of India, and was instrumental in developing the University’s vision plan and first academic programs.

He was part of the core group that designed the National Curriculum Framework for School Education in 2005 and was a member of the National Focus Group on Teaching of Indian Languages formed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT).

Apoorvanand has worked with the committee to advice on renovation and rejuvenation of Higher Education in India created by the Government of India in 2008- that crafted a new vision plan for the sector of higher education in India.

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