Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, November 4
GNA University virtually celebrated National Unity Day as per the directions from the University Grants Commission. The event was held to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India.
The occasion commenced with the oath-taking ceremony with the intent of paying tributes to the leader, who was instrumental in keeping India united.
The online ceremony was followed by a quiz based on National Unity Day and its relevance till date. Students, along with NCC cadets, were also delivered a talk by Lt Kamaljit Singh, who made students aware of the great works of Sardar Patel and the importance to maintain the nation’s unity.
Gurdeep Singh Sehra, Pro-Chancellor, GNA University, said: “The observance of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas among a large number of students will provide an opportunity to reaffirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity and security of our country.”
Vice-Chancellor Dr VK Rattan said: “The university is always willing to celebrate such events on a large scale as this keeps Indians rooted in their culture.”
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