BHU prof in­vited to White House meet

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - UTTAR PRADESH -

A Ba­naras Hindu Univer­sity (BHU) pro­fes­sor has been in­vited by US Pres­i­dent Barack Obama to at­tend a meet­ing on peace and in­ter-faith un­der­stand­ing at the White House. Dr Ra­jesh Singh, the BHU pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer, said Prof Priyankar Upad­hyay would rep­re­sent the BHU at the White House meet­ing. The event is slated for Septem­ber 23. He will also de­liver a lec­ture as a dis­tin­guished speaker at the Berkeley Cen­tre for Re­li­gion, Peace and Global Af­fairs, Univer­sity of Ge­orge­town, Wash­ing­ton DC, on Septem­ber 22. The com­mu­nity cam­pus ini­tia­tive is be­ing man­aged and or­gan­ised by the White House and the US state depart­ment. Ba­naras Hindu Univer­sity vicechan­cel­lor Prof GC Tri­pathi has con­grat­u­lated Upad­hyay.

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