Undergraduate Research Symposium on Hindi Studies (URSHS) 2016

The inauguration ceremony of the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Hindi Studies (URSHS) 2016 organized by the Department of Hindi Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya was held on 30th November 2016 at the Sri Pagnakeerthi Memorial Hall of the University of Kelaniya.

URSHS 2016 was inaugurated by Senior Professor Sunanda Madduma Bandara, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya. Dr. Mrs Indra Dassanayake, Retired Professor, Department of Hindi Studies, University of Kelaniya delivered the keynote speech on ‘Social Issues Depicted in Amritlal Nagar’s Novels’

Senior Professor M. J. S. Wijeyaratne, Chairman of the Research Council of the University of Kelaniya, Professor Lakshman Senevirathne, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Professor Upul Ranjith Hewawitanagamage, Head, Department of Hindi Studies, Dr. Shireen Qureshi, Long Term Hindi Teacher, Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo, Mrs. Sanjeewani Marasinghe, Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Humanities, the academic staff and academics interested in Hindi Studies participated in this event.