Jamia Millia Islamia to celebrate 99th Foundation Day from October 29th

New Delhi: Quiz Competition, Nukkad Natak and cultural programmes are among the major functions organized by Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) as part of its three-day Foundation Day celebration beginning October 29.
The Annual Convocation where the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ramnath Kovind is the Chief Guest on October 30th will also be a part of the Foundation Day celebration.
The celebration assumes special significance as the university completes 99 years of its existence.
The Foundation Day celebration will start with the presentation of the Guard of Honour to the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar by cadets of National Cadet Corps(NCC) and flag hoisting ceremony in the forecourt of Dr. M. A. Ansari Auditorium.
Former JMI Vice-Chancellor Syed Shahid Mehdi will be the Guest of Honour at the
function which will begin with cultural performance by boys and girls of Jamia Schools.
The three-day program also includes stage play by Drama Club, Business Idea Competition by Business Club, the traditional Urdu poetry game of ‘Baitbaazi’ and Tamseeli Mushaira where the students will impersonate other poets in dress and recitation style, and put across a dramatized representation of a traditional mushaira.