Shri Ram College of Commerce

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits SRCC during Annual College Day

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“Peace will not come through prayers, peace will come through action,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama who graced the 88th Annual Day of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) with his presence. The event was held on 24th March 2014 in the sports complex of the college.

Aarohan – the Indian music society of SRCC

The event commenced with the auspicious Saraswati Vandana, sung by the members of Aarohan – the Indian music society of SRCC. This was followed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s address  in which he spoke about elements such as the importance of education, peace, correct thinking and being the part of the community. Talking of the importance of all community, he stated “ Community is the basis of all life.” Reiterating the age old belief, he also said, “A healthy mind is a very important metaphor for a healthy body.”

His casual remarks about his English not being up to the mark had the students giggling at his sweet candor. His speech was followed by a question and answer round where the award winners were given a chance to ask His Holiness their questions. Questions of varied themes were became the part of the discussion including the college president Seerat Gupta asking, “What according to you is the most simple and effective act of compassion?”


Principal Dr. P.C. Jain delivered a short speech and then the much awaited prize distribution ceremony commenced. Apart from the position holders from all the courses of the college, college alumni were given certificates for appreciation as well. Awards like “all rounder of the year” and various medals were given to achievers in the field of academics, extra curricular and organizing events. The best English Debater award was given to Harsh Jain, a third year student. The award for exceptional organisation of events and conferences was received by the President of the college, Seerat Gupta.

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