Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar flagged off a Tiranga Rally today at the VC Office lawns as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) to commemorate 75th 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.
Holding tricolours in their hands and shouting patriotic slogans the participants in the rally passed through the Maulana Mohammed Ali Marg and covered the whole campus and culminated at the university amphitheatre. After the rally the volunteers distributed the National Flag in nearby localities.
Speaking on the occasion Prof. Akhtar said “Jamia is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotic fervor to commemorate the 75 glorious years of progressive independent India. We are organising a number of programmes on the occasion. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi flagged off Har Ghar Tiranga campaign today and I appeal to everyone to hoist Tiranga at their office and residence or participate virtually to make it successful”.
A Marathon will be flagged off from MAK Pataudi Sports Complex of the university on 14th August, 2022 at 10.00 am. An Exhibition titled ‘Recalling the Horrors of the British Rule in Pictorial & Poetic Afflictions’ will also be inaugurated by JMI Vice Chancellor in Premchand Achieves and Literary Centre on the same day at 11.30 am.