Constitution Day observations at Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh: Various departments and offices of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) observed the Constitution Day (Samvidhan Diwas) to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.

At the Interdisciplinary Department of Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali (Chairman) read the preamble to the Constitution of India to the faculty members and the non-teaching staff and pledged to uphold the spirit of the Constitution.

Supreme Court advocate, Dr Farrukh Khan delivered an online lecture on ‘Constitutional Morality and Judicial Values’ organised by the Department of Philosophy. Prof Latif Husain Shah Kazmi (Chairman, Department of Philosophy) gave the welcome address, while Dr Diwan Tashkeer Khan introduced the speaker. Dr Abdul Shakil extended the vote of thanks.

The Constitution Day was observed at the Department of Arabic with a special lecture on the importance of the Constitution by Prof Faizan Ahmad (Chairman). He also spoke on the first official Arabic translation of Indian Constitution published in Egypt.

Dr Syed Ali Hur Kamoonpuri read the preamble and pledged to uphold the spirit of the Constitution with the faculty members.

Prof Asia Sultana, Chairperson, Department of Ilaj-bit-Tadbeer read the preamble to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution at the department. She also pledged on the constitutional values with the faculty members.

She spoke about the importance of Constitution Day and about the rights and duties of citizens in the Constitution.

Faculty members and non-teaching staff at the Centre of Continuing and Adult Education and Extension (CCAEE) joined the live telecast of the reading of the preamble by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

Professor Aysha Munira Rasheed (Deputy Director, CCAEE) and Dr Shamim Akhtar delivered talks on fundamental rights and duties mentioned in the Constitution.