Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the chief visitor on the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University by way of video hyperlink on December 22, an official assertion stated.
Modi will attend the web operate together with Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, it stated.
Extending his gratitude to the PM, AMU Vice Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor stated the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) neighborhood is grateful for his acceptance to take part within the celebrations marking 100 years of the college.
“The outreach of the university during this historical year will also immensely help in its growth and development, and in the placement of our students in private and public sectors,” he stated. Prof Mansoor appealed the college neighborhood to put in all efforts for the success of the forthcoming occasions, and the employees members, college students, alumni and AMU well-wishers for energetic participation.
He additionally appealed to all involved to preserve the centenary programme above politics just like the Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.
Earlier this month, the college had introduced that President Ram Nath Kovind was anticipated to be the chief visitor on the centenary celebrations.
The change of chief visitor seems to be a final minute transfer, in accordance to AMU sources.
Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College grew to become Aligarh Muslim University on December 1, 1920 following a gazette notification. AMU was formally inaugurated as a college on December 17 that yr.