AMU to celebrate Sir Syed Day with traditional fervor and gaiety



Aligarh : The Aligarh Muslim University will celebrate the Sir Syed Day with traditional fervor and gaiety on October 17.

This is after a gap of nearly two years, the Sir Syed Day celebrations will be held in full strength to mark the birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. For the past two years due to the pandemic, the founder’s day celebrations were curtailed and held in online mode.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Tariq Mansoor held a meeting with University officials to finalize the preparations for Sir Syed Day. “The Sir Syed Day will be celebrated with all long-established customary events. We are preparing for the event on a big scale as for the past two years the celebrations were abridged due to the pandemic,” Prof. Mansoor said during the meeting.

After preliminary discussion, it was decided that the main event will be held at Athletics Pandal however, live streaming of the event through webcasting will also be done. Other major events include the exhibition of Sir Syed’s writings, Books, portraits, personal effects, calligraphy, etc. at Sir Syed House while different awards will be conferred upon the individuals and organizations.

Main buildings including Sir Syed’s House and Centenary Gate will be decked up and illuminated. The traditional dinner will also be held for the students in their respective Halls of residence.

The meeting was also attended by Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohammad Gulrez, Registrar Mr. Mohammad Imran, IPS, and several university officials and faculty members.



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