"Delhi University will establish a research centre to promote the study of India's freedom struggle and partition. Check more details here."
Delhi University Will Establish a Research Centre: Delhi Univesity plans to start a research centre to study India’s freedom movement and partition. They have set up a committee to discuss the establishment of any such research centre. The committee is a seven-member team overseeing starting and conducting of such a research centre. The committee, led by DU director (South Campus) Prakash Singh, will make recommendations to help the centre grow.
In an interview with the press, Mr Singh stated, “There has been a scarcity of study materials on the freedom movement and the contributions of unsung heroes. Furthermore, university courses do not comprehensively cover the period of independence.” “As a result, the university saw the need for research in the field. And, to promote the research, we intend to establish a centre devoted solely to the study of independence and partition,” He stated.
“Many people aided the victims of the partition. During this time, many colleges came up at DU. Deshbandhu College and Dayal Singh College were established for the refugees. In Delhi, refugee camps were present within various forts, which led to the foundation of many colonies. This centre will concentrate on all of these issues, “He continued.
Delhi University Will Establish a Research Centre Dedicated to India’s Partition on Completing 100 Years
India is celebrating its 75th Independence day this year, and the university will complete its 100 years. Establishing such a research institute is fine to mark such an auspicious occasion. This way coming generation will under more about the struggles of India before August 1947 and the contribution of many whose names are not in any roster of history books.
The centre’s primary focus will be research, but the university may start new courses at the centre in the future.
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