Celebrations at Dr. Manmohan Singh’s college in AmritsarMay 21st, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin
Amritsar, May 21 (ANI): As the news flashed on television channels with Dr. Manmohan Singh stating that the President Pratibha Patil gave him letter of appointment to take oath as Prime Minister, there was a wave of cheer at the Amritsar’s Hindu college here.
Students and faculty of Hindu College here celebrated on learing the news and everyone here took pride in the fact that Dr. Singh would be Prime Minister for the second time in row on Friday (May 22).
As per the Hindu college’s records Dr. Manmohan Singh studied in this college for three years between 1951-1953. He studied economics under Prof. Santram Kalia and went on to earn worldwide appreciation.
V. P. Lumba, the Principal of Hindu College said, ” It is matter of pride for them that the student of Hindu College is once again becoming the Prime Minister of India.”
Abhinav, a student of college said that he felt proud to be student of the same college where Dr. Manmohan Singh studied.
There are many students at this college today who derive inspiration from Dr. Singh and wish to work hard in life like their role model.Celebrating the moment, sweets were distributed among student and staff. (ANI)
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