Under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav, Govt Degree College Banihal Observedworld Aids Day

Banihal, Dec 1: To Commemorate the day, the Debates and Seminar Committee in collaboration with Red Ribbon Club of the college organized an Extension lecture under the theme, “ End Inequalities End Aids”. The Lecture was delivered by the guest Speaker, Dr Basharat Manzoor , (Physician SDH Banihal).

Dr Manohar Lal, Principal of the College presented the welcome address and introduced the audience to the theme of the lecture.

The guest speaker on the occasion deliberated exhaustively and elucidated for the audience the different aspects of HIV AIDS. In addition to the medical causes and consequences of the Virus, the speaker highlighted the socio-economic inequalities and discriminations that victims of the virus are subjected to.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Muzafer Ahmed. (Head Department of Environmental science) impressed upon ending the social stigma associated with the disease.

The event was moderated by Dr Deepak Kumar, (Head Department of Physical education) The Programme concluded with vote of thanks presented by Prof. Sajad Ahmad Sultan, Convener Debates and Seminar Committee