St Philomena’s College is organising a two-day national-level symposium on ‘Political Activism: Should our Universities and Colleges nurture future political leaders?’ on April 6 and 7 at 9. 45 am at its indoor stadium.
The event is organised by the Department of Communication and Journalism in collaboration with Department of Economics, Political Science, Social Work and Sociology.
The objective of the symposium is to keep students informed about the current scenario, economic and political issues and to instill leadership qualities among the students.
First session will be handled by Principal JSS Law College Prof K S Suresh on the topic
‘Does India need politicians or statesman’ and the session two will be handled by former Head of the Department of Journalism Maharaja College Prof R N Padmanabha on the topic ‘Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression’. Meanwhile various activities like Mad Ads, debate, on spot photo, RJ Hunt, poster making, slogan writing competitions will also be held.
Renowned economist Prof V K Nataraj will inaugurate the event, while Fr Bernad Prakash Barnis will take part in the symposium.