A Report on National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas)
College of Agricultural Engineering, Madakasira
As per the instructions of Directorate of NSS, National Unity Day was celebrated at College of Agricultural Engineering, Madakasira on 31.10.2018. The programme was started with introductory speech of Dr.K.Ashok Kumar, NSS Programme officer. He explained that National Unity day also known as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ is celebrated every year on 31st October by all the people in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Dr.P.V.K.Jagannadha Rao, Associate Dean, CAE, Madakasira, explained in detail about the importance of National Unity Day, glimpses of life history of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the Iron man of India; his role in the integration of many Indian princely states to make a an Indian federation and his efforts to restore the peace all across the nation. He also advised students to get inspiration from great personalities like Sardar Vallabhai Patel to lead a disciplined and successful life. Later, a collaborative pledge was administered by all the Teaching, Non-teaching staff and students of the college. After the meeting, all the Teaching, Non-teaching and students of the college demonstrated National unity by forming a human chain holding each other’s hands.