On 28 February, BSS Tripura chapter organised a discussion program at Tripura University. The topics taken up were ‘Science and Scientific thinking in daily life’, ‘Darwin’s Evolution Theory’ and ‘Types of Topological Spaces with Notions of Sets’. Dr Priyasankar Chaudhuri from the Dept of Zoology, Dr Binod Chandra Tripathy from the Dept of Mathematics and Dr Anirban Guha from the Dept of Physics took part in the discussions. The program began by observing one minute silence in memory of science martyrs. Mr Raju Acharjee, Secretary, BSS Tripura Chapter gave an introductory talk. Dr. Sarmistha Bhattacharjee, HOD, Dept of Mathematics, faculty members and students of various departments participated in the discussions.
The program ended with taking the pledge: “On the National Science Day, I take pledge to be guided by scientific outlook and social responsibility. I shall try to inspire others around me, relatives and friends to be free of unscientific beliefs and superstitions. I shall oppose pseudoscience, false claims and religious bigotry in all possible ways. I shall always uphold the banner of struggle to spread scientific temper and outlook based on truth”. The pledge taking programs to motivate students to cultivate scientific temper were also organised in Bardowali HS School, Amtali H.S. School and Badharghat HS School.