Tiranga rally to commemorate Independence Day taken out
Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar flagged off a Tiranga Rally today at the VC Office premises as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) to commemorate 76th year of Indian Independence. Students of the university and Jamia Schools, NCC cadets & NSS volunteers, teaching and non-teaching staff including Deans, HoDs and senior faculty members participated in the rally in large numbers with patriotic fervour. The Rally was organised under the supervision of Prof. Muslim Khan, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, JMI.
Holding tricolours in their hands and shouting patriotic slogans the participants in the rally passed through the Maulana Mohammed Ali Marg, covered the whole campus and culminated at the Dean Office, Faculty of Social Science, JMI.
Speaking on the occasion Prof. Akhtar said “Jamia is celebrating 76th Independence Day with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotic fervor. We are organising a number of programmes to celebrate these glorious years of progressive independent India. I appeal to everyone to hoist Tiranga at their offices and residences to foster the spirit of nationalism and make Har Ghar Tiranga campaign successful”.
As part of the Independence Day celebrations Tiranga is being hoisted on top of buildings and other important places of the university. Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women’s studies and Premchand Archives & Literary Centre of the university are jointly organising a program to commemorate “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” where presentation, panel discussion, question & answer session and a Photo Exhibition on incidents leading up to India’s partition will be held on 14th August, 2023.