Shimla: Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will teach a lesson on fundamental duties at a public colloquium to be held in Shimla Saturday, an official statement said here Wednesday.
Kalam will deliver the keynote address, while Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice Kurian Joseph will preside over the function.
According to the statement, the colloquium will focus on Article 51 (A) (j) of the Indian Constitution.
The article says it is the duty of every citizen “to strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity so that the nation constantly rises to higher levels of endeavour and achievement”.
The colloquium, last in the series, is being organised by the Himachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority in association with the state directorate of language and culture, NGO Swarn Education Welfare and Awareness (SEWA) Trust and the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Shimla chapter.
School and college students are among the gathering to interact with Kalam.