Foreign policy lecture series held at NU Lumami

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Dimapur, May 8: A ‘foreign policy lecture series’ was organised by Department of Political Science on May 4 in the conference hall, Department of Political Science, Nagaland University, Lumami. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Pardeshi Lal was the Chief Guest of the programme and Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Foreign Editor, Hindustan Times and Distinguished Fellow, Ananta Aspen Centre was the guest speaker.
In his introductory remarks, Prof. A.K. Singh discussed about the democratisation of India’s foreign policy in terms of the shift from the bureaucratic stronghold to the public domain.
The Vice Chancellor delivered a lecture on ‘India’s Foreign Policy from Nehru to Modi : Continuity and Change’ where he discussed about the great personalities who shaped and determined the direction, orientation and the course, contents and contour of India’s foreign policy since independence.
Pramit Pal Chaudhuri delivered the keynote lecture on the topic “Is there a Modi doctrine? The Origins and Priorities of Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.” He laid down a broad perspective of India’s foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also the continuity and change in regard to India’s relations with its neighbour and the rest of the world. The lecture was followed by question and answer session.
The concluding remarks were given by Prof. A.K. Singh where he summarised the discussion and also gave his valuable insights into the arguments emanated during the course of the lecture.
(Page News Service)