Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a postal stamp as a part of centenary celebrations of Aligarh Muslim College (AMU).
Chancellor of the College Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin and Union Training Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank have been additionally current on the event.
That is the primary time PM Modi is taking part in a programme of the Aligarh Muslim College, being held by way of video conferencing.
Earlier within the week, buildings in Aligarh Muslim College (AMU) have been illuminated for its centenary celebrations.
Talking to ANI, AMU Public Relations Officer (PRO) Omar Saleem Peerzada had mentioned, “A centenary celebration is a landmark occasion within the historical past of any college. We’re celebrating this occasion following all protocols of the Covid-19 pandemic. There are webinars, seminars and symposiums occurring.”
AMU grew to become a College in 1920, by an Act of Indian Legislative Council by elevating the Mohammedan Anglo Oriental (MAO) Faculty to the standing of a Central College. MAO Faculty was arrange in 1877 by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the PMO launch said.
The College has a campus unfold over 467.6 hectares of land within the metropolis of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. It additionally has three off-campus centres in Malappuram (Kerala), Murshidabad-Jangipur (West Bengal) and Kishanganj (Bihar).