A three-day educational Utsav “GYANOTSAV 2075”, was organized in Gandhi Darshan by Shiksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas from April 6-8, 2018. The chief guest of this congregation was Shri Mohan Bhagwatji, Sarsanghchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Other dignitaries such as Hon’ble Dinanath Batra, Convenor, Hon’ble Atul Kothari, Co-Convenor, “Shiksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas”, Sh. Iswar Dayal Kansal, Coordinator Gyanotsav 2075, Sh. Arun Bhardwaj, Convenor, Bhartiye Bhasha Abhiyan, Sh. Prasarita Varma, Convenor, Orrisa & Bengal and others were present on the occasion. 60 schools and universities from 12 states of the country took part in the three-day programme.
In the first session, the heads of the respective School or University came together and took part in a thoughtful session. In this session, discussions were based on the contemporary educational practices in India along with the concern for respect to moral values, environment and character building in education was taken up.
Apart from this, an exhibition was organized which was inaugurated by the Shri Mohan Bhagwat Ji, in which educational institutions from all over the country have demonstrated innovations and innovative experiments in education.
In this session, Mr. Mahesh Sharma ji (Minister of State Independent Charge) Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in his address said: “I have full faith that the gap between education and culture would be reduced through this event and the goal of national construction will also be fulfilled. For this, we have to prepare young people who are devoted to the culture of the country”.
In his address, Shri Mohan Bhagwat, praised 60 educational institutions from all the 12 states, saying that people's mind in society is the only foundation for reform and that innovation in education would only streamline the reform. For this, we all have to work together and humans should not be selfish and have to understand the pain of others”.
Explaining the importance of education, he said that education can only serve humanity in the society and through it, man can attain God-realization.
The second day of the programme was organized in association with Bhartiya Bhasha Abhiyan, where the topic of discussion was “Janta ko Janta ki bhasha me Nyay”; the objective of the discussion was that the people should get justice in local languages; that is, other than English, there should be translators available in the Supreme Court for the local languages, for which the posts of translators, should also be increased said, Justice Hariharan Nayyar.
It has been proposed that translation of judgments should be done in all 22 languages & placed on the website of the Supreme Court and there should also be a legal dictionary of all 22 Indian languages. As part of this initiative, there should be required amendments in article 348 of the Constitution of India. It was also proposed that Bhartiya Bhasha Abhiyaan should transform it into a big movement of the masses.
Retd Justice Shiv Narayan Dhingra said that draft of legal applications should be made available in local languages. Retd. Justice Mool Chand Garg proposed that there should be steno training centres in Indian languages. Additional Solicitor General Shashi Prakash has also supported the viewpoint of discussion.
Sh. Atul Kothari, the Secretary of Shiksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas, had appreciated the spirit of Bhartiya Bhasha Abhiyan and suggested that a delegation of judges should submit a proposal to the Hon'ble President and the hon’ble Prime Minister of India in this respect.
The member of Bar Council of India, Shri Ram Chander Rao said that legal education should be imparted in local languages. The representatives from the states of Delhi, Maharashtra, M.P., Odisha, West Bengal, Telangana, Kerala agreed to organize similar conferences in their states soon.
Giving his concluding remarks, Shri Mohan Rao Bhagwat ji stated that the expression of self is the expression of freedom.