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ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS CONVOCATION ADDRESSES

(1946) 232 pages

This was the first book of P D Tandon, when he was a student of Allahabad University. It is a collection of 17 convocation addresses. The book contains addresses by Pt. Jawaharalal Nehru, Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, J.C. Bose, Tej Bahadur Sapru, Hasan Suhrawady, Sir Herbert Emerson, Rev. P. Carty, the Nawab of Bhopal among others. The purpose of the book was to bring together the educational views of some of the greatest leaders of thought. The foreward is written by K V Rangaswami Aiyangar of Benares Hindu University. The Anthology has been prefixed by a short essay by Tandon, titled ‘Whither Students’, in which he has dealt with some of these fundamental questions.