Editorial Team

A national conference on “Nation Building & Role of Deprived Section” was organised by Centre for Social Development (CSD), New Delhi and Tilak PG College, Bassi, Jaipur on 24 April 2022, Sunday at Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Welfare Society, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The National Conference was graced by Honorable Arjun Ram Meghwal, (Central Minister) Nimbaram (Social Activist), Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Ex- Minister, Member of Parliament), Dr. Lalit K. Panwar (Retd. IAS, Chancellor Global University), Prof. Manroop Meena (Pro. Chancellor IGNOU), Dr. Narendra Kumar Meena (IAS, Gujarat), Ms. Seema Hingonia (Additional SP, RPA) and Dr. Sanjay Kumar (President, RUTA) The conference was attended by around 250 participants comprising mainly top policymakers including concerned Academicians, Intellectuals, Research Scholars, Social reformers & Social activists, and Students of various Universities across the Country.

Central Minister, Arjun Ram Meghwal discussed about the important role of many people like Kalibai, Gangu Mentar and the martyrs of Mandar Dham in nation building. Further he added, Swami Vivekananda got a lot of inspiration through the hymns of Mena Bai. Dr. Lalit K Panwar created awareness on the life of Dr. B R Ambedkar and his role in nation building. Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore said that not only the deprived class but also the general class will have to make their full contribution in the development and welfare of the underprivileged.

While discussing on the caste system, Nimbaram said that a large number of people belonging to the marginalized class, under the guise of others, consider the general class or upper caste people as their enemies and there is a split in the society. We have to avoid such situations and the society will have to unite. Professor Manrup Meena said that it has to be ensured that the people of the deprived sections are not deprived of their rights and facilities availed by the government. Seema Hindonia told about the SC ST Prevention Act (1983) and its use. Dr. Raj Kumar Falwadia’ and Dr. Vishakha, Principal Tilak PG College presided over the conference. The stage was conducted by Dr. Jai Singh Meena, Dr. Mamta Meena and Dr. Sunil.

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