Saturday 27 January 2018

Republic Day Celebrations in Aligarh Muslim University-2018

The Indian Republic Day in AMU Aligarh is celebrated every year on 26 January. It is a very important day for the people of India. It was on this day that India got its own constitution and became a Sovereign Democratic Republic. In the same sprite AMU celebrated the 69th Republic Day with vigor and gaiety at the Strachey Hall, to mark the anniversary of the day the country's Constitution that was adopted in 1950.

Dr. Tariq Mansoor and Registrar at  Republic Day Celebration in AMU Aligarh
After a customary parade by NCC cadets and unfurling of the Tricolor, National Anthem , Was presented by AMU Tarana Team.

“Jana Gana Mana Adhinaayak Jaya Hey,
Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Panjaab Sindhu Gujarat Maraatha,
Draavid Utkal Banga
Vindhya Himaachal Yamuna Ganga,
Uchchhal Jaladhi Taranga
Tav Shubh Naamey Jaagey,
Tav Shubh Aashish Maange
Gaahey Tav Jayagaathaa
Jana Gana Mangal Daayak,
Jaya Hey Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey,
Jaya Jaya Jaya, Jaya Hey”

Later Professor Tariq Mansoor Vice Chancellor addressed guests. He said,"We owe to our Motherland the duty of nation building and the road to making a prosperous India calls for dedication, integrity and seriousness of purpose. “Since independence, we have, no doubt, achieved much in many domains,” said the Vice-Chancellor adding that India is a self-reliant, fast developing economy and we are increasingly recognized across the globe as an economic powerhouse. He said that India’s greatest strength lays in its pluralism, cultural, linguistic and religious diversity.
He added that the young have tremendous potential and idealism which results in the emergence of a prosperous, successful and a happy nation. "You, our young students, wedded to the goals of social justice, equality and fraternity can and should play meaningful and constructive roles,"
 “Let AMU be the catalyst for educational needs of weaker sections of society and let us carry forward the message of our founder Sir Syed Ahmad Khan with renewed vigour and enthusiasm,” said Prof Mansoor.
Mr. Mashkoor Usmani--President of AMU Students Union
Nabila Zehra (R) Cabinet Member of AMU Students Union
The Vice-Chancellor later distributed prizes to the winners of ‘Run for Unity and Peace’ organised by the Athletics Club, Games Committee. Students of Ahmadi School for Visually Challenged, who won the ‘Half Marathon Race for Unity’ in the Girl’s and Boy’s events, also received prizes.
The program ended with University Tarana.

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