PUCL Bulletin, March 2001

World Human Rights Day Observed


The district branch of the Begusarai People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) observed World Human Rights Day on December 10. The activists organised a seminar on the topic "Right to Information" on the occasion and a book authored by PUCL national council member and district PUCL President, Ramashraya Prasad Singh was also released by eminent octogenarian freedom fighter, Ramanand Rai.

Main speaker on the occasion was State PUCL Secretary, Ashutosh Kumar. Kumar in his speech threw light on different aspects of Right to Information.

The function was inaugurated by former district Judge Dwarika Nath Singh.
The district branch also held Inter-school debate on Right to Information. Ashutosh Kumar distributed prizes among the school kids.

Prominent among the speakers on the occasion included senior advocates, Heera Babu, Jaggannath Prasad Sinha, PUCL district Secretary Ram Murthy Pd. Singh, Advocate, Balmiki Singh, Principal Co-operative College, Begusarai, former Principal of the local G. d College, Begusarai, Akhileshwar Kumar, Shyamdeo Singh, Advocate, Ram Naresh Sharma, Advocate conducted the seminar and PUCL district President, Ram Ashray Pd. Singh presided the meet.

Chief Editor of the Human Rights Magazine, Manavadhikar, Arun Kumar represented the magazine in the seminar organised by Bihar chapter of Indo Tibet friendship association at A N Sinha Institute of social studies, Patna on the world Human Rights Day. Speaking on the occasion, Kumar said that subjugation of Tibet by the Chinese government was greatest violation of human rights across the globe. -- Pankaj Kumar, Ramashraya
Prasad Singh, 10-1-2000

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