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�Gandhian style of teaching most effective for kids�

By The Assam Tribune

9TH MILE (RI BHOI), Dec 19 - Noted Gandhian Prof Ashok Bhargav from Banaras Hindu University(BHU) today said that teachers and educationists of present day have to learn a lot from Mahatma Gandhi on new education or �nai talim�, a press release said.

He was addressing an enlightening session at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) where he spoke on the topic �Learning from Gandhi.� Prof Bhargav also said that Gandhi�s concept of imparting education and learning to children and others has proven scientific ground and his methodology is being practiced in many foreign countries, though it is not getting required importance in Indian education system.

�The two important aspects of education by Gandhi were: Self-reliance and Imaginative thinking and action�, he added.

The talk was followed by an interactive session on Gandhian ways of education. Dr Lata Shah, a Gandhian from BHU, also participated in the programme.

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