GUWAHATI, March 1 - The Department of English, Royal Global University celebrated World Zero Discrimination Day today. The day is celebrated on March 1 by the United Nations and other organisations the world over with an aim to promote equality before law and in practice to eliminate discrimination on a larger as well as on a daily basis.
This year, UNAIDS is highlighting the urgent need to take action against discriminatory laws.
RGU Vice Chancellor Prof SP Singh spoke on the significance of celebrating this day, and urged the students to carry the spirit of zero discrimination in their lives.
The students performed skits highlighting socio-cultural, religious and racial discrimination, amongst others.
There were also dance performances by students focusing on gender discrimination � starting right from female foeticide to prejudices against women in society. This was followed by a group poetry recitation by students of the Department of English.
Two of the students gave a speech on zero discrimination by reflecting on people in every situation, and the urgent need to create awareness for celebrating tolerance, individuality, inclusion and human rights. This was stated in a press release.