‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’

September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Meira Kumar New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India’s struggle for independence and later in guiding the destiny of the young nation.

“Many University of Cambridge alumni have played a leading role in India’s struggle for independence and later in guiding the destiny of the young nation with ancient roots,” Meira Kumar said while inaugurating a day-long India-Cambridge Summit titled ‘India in the Global Age’, organised by the British university Monday.

According to the speaker, the Cambridge university has constantly excelled as a centre of higher learning with uncompromising standards of education, transforming knowledge to generate ideas for the benefit of the world.

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