The Informal Discussion Group at WBNUJS held its 38th Session on 5th January 2016. Renowned Indian author and academic Dr. Radha Kumar addressed the audience on “The Role of India’s States in Foreign Policy”.
Dr. Kumar elaborated on the changing relationship between the Central and State governments over the years using specific historical events as a focal point of the discussion. She dwelled on the present political situation and the varying roles played by the state governments in formulating a foreign policy for the nation.
The lecture was followed by a question-answer session where members from the audience received the opportunity to put forward their queries to Dr.Kumar. Several audience members requested to hear her opinion and suggestions regarding different pertinent political issues facing the country in international relations.
Dr. Radha Kumar was presented with a memento at the end of the session.