Jamia celebrates its 90th Foundation Day
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Okhla Times Reporter/Jamia Millia Islamia
Internationally-famed central university Jamia Millia Islamia celebrated its 90th Foundation Day on Friday. The historic ceremony started with the newly-appointed Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung receiving the Guard of Honour by NCC Cadets. Chief guest Harsh Mandar, a well-known social activist, and other dignitaries and students were also present on that occasion. The celebrations went on till night with the Sufiyana Qawwali being the main attraction for qawwali buffs.
Students and locals participated in the event with great enthusiasm. A research scholar Nasimur Rahman told Okhla Times: "It is a historic occasion for the university and the students. In the last 90 years the university has produced many extraordinary talented students who have gone to serve the cause of the nation." Students of Jamia School stole the limelight with their rendition of Jamia Tarana. On this occasion audiences, including dignitaries and government representatives, were informed about Jamia’s past and its recent achievement.
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