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DAVU’s Communis Media Club organises discussion on Punjab Elections 2017

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 02, 2017 04:22 PM

Jalandhar : Communis, communication and media club of DAV University organised a panel discussion on Punjab Elections 2017. The discussion was organised in the University campus on Thursday. Students represented different political parties and discussed various issues which are being raised in Punjab Elections.

The debate programme started with welcome word by Prof. Dr . K K Rattu , Director Media and Head department of JMC. According  Dr Rattu Department Communis club organised this type of mass awareness debate programme first time on Punjab election 2017. On this occasion Dr Rekha Kalia Bhardwaj Registrar, Dean Academics Prof Naresh Sahajpal, Director Media Prof K.K. Rattu and Dean Students Welfare Dr Jasbir Rishi were also present in the event. All the dignitaries motivated the students to cast their vote and advised students to cast it without any influence of caste, creed, religion etc.. They told the students about India being a truly democratic country and the importance of right to vote for the kind of governance every citizen want.   

Different political parties presented their manifestoes in which they listed the promises they are going to fulfil after the elections. The recently added option of NOTA (None of the Above) was also discussed among the panel members.

Arshbeer Singh, B.Sc (Agriculture) IV and Prabhleen Singh, B.Sc (Agriculture) II represented the Akali-BJP alliance while Manjot Singh, B.Sc (Agriculture) IV and Amritpal Singh, B.Tech (Electrical) IV spoke on the behalf of Congress. Harjot Singh, B.Tech (CSE) I and Balraj Singh, B.Tech (CSE) I represented the Aam Aadmi Party in the panel discussion. Mohammad Sadiq, BA (English Honours) I and Aditya Sharma, B.Tech (Mechanical) IV spoke as independent candidates.  

Arshpreet Kaur and Savreet Kaur, students of department of Journalism and Mass Communication coordinated the panel discussion. The students of the department have worked hard to make the event a success and the event saw a huge participation from the university students.

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