As the world currently defined with the Western narrative in the framework of democracy, human rights, and constitutional provisions, some of the time tested traditional concepts of social, economic, educational, and cultural values of India have remained not only suppressed but perhaps are being eliminated from the public practice and discourse. Historically whenever such situations arose some of the most effective responses came from strong personalities, including Ram, Krishn, and Gandhi, when they themselves looked at these values from far away lands to devise effective response to such alien assault on the system of individual freedom, sustainable social structure, and natural living. NRIs of today fit in the same shoes for modern India.
About Speaker: –
Bal Ram Singh, PhD, has been a professor since 1990 at UMass Dartmouth and at the Institute of Advanced Sciences (INADS), Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He is also the Founding Director of the Center for Indic Studies at UMass Dartmouth. He is currently a Fellow of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study, JNU, Delhi. (View More)