President Mukherjee inaugurates international conference on 'Bharat-Bodh'

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday inaugurated a three-day international conference on 'Bharat Bodh' - the idea of Bharat, which is being organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal in Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President complimented IGNOU and Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal for organising the conference which aims at bringing together intellectuals, academicians and researchers to unravel various aspects of 'Bharat Bodh'. He hoped that during the conference, deep insights would be gained into the idea of statecraft, governance, individual-society relations, structures, purposes and methodology of education, organic relationships with nature, and correlation between spiritual and material life. The President said that the diverse strands of 'bharatiya thought' find unity in their objectives similar to the diversity and oneness of the universe and that they remain instilled with the same essential spirit residing in every being and non-being. (ANI)