RGU’s national seminar concludes

RONO HILLS, Mar 6: Sixty-five papers were presented during a two-day national seminar on ‘Modernity and indigeneity: Shifting perspective in culture, literature and language’, which concluded at Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) here on Friday.
The seminar, organized by RGU’s English department, featured 10 technical sessions, during which papers on different sub-themes of the seminar were presented.
On the second day, plenary talks were given by Profs Sarah Hilaly and Vokendro Singh. A panel discussion on ‘Encountering modernity and indigeneity in Northeast India: Culture, literature and language’ was also held.
Addressing the valedictory session, RGU Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof Amitava Mitra, elaborated “the importance of written script and developing a bilingual dictionary.”
He also advocated the use of mother tongues in primary-level schooling.
Later, Prof Mitra awarded certificates to the presenters of papers.