By Syed Burhan
Srinagar- A Seminar was organized in honor of Educationalist and Padma Bhushan Awardee Dr Kalbe Sadiq on his first death anniversary at Tagore Hall.
The event was organized by Ehsaas International Trust and was attended by people from diverse backgrounds. Dr Sadiq was remembered as a reformer and a spiritual leader who played a pivotal role in uplifting underprivileged student community.
Speakers on the occasion lauded his efforts to bridge the gap between different communities in the country. Professor Naseem Rafiabadi, Dean Social Sciences Central University of Kashmir remembered the efforts of Dr Kalbi Sadiq in promoting education among the community.
Drawing comparisons between Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and Dr Kalbe Sadiq he said “It will not be wrong to say he was another Sir Syed. His contribution in the field of Education among the Muslim community in India cannot be ignored”.
“We need rise above sectarian conflicts and work for the betterment of the community in all respects”.
Another Speaker Dr Syed Mudasir Rizvi emphasized the need to prioritize the education of all children in the community. “In order to prosper we need to educate the masses and prioritize education over other things”. He said
A group of students acted in a stage performance to show the changes education and knowledge can bring in the overall development of an Individual.
On the sidelines of the Seminar, an Art Competition was also held to promote Art Culture among students. Participants from across the valley and abroad took part in the competition.
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