The National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated every year on October 31st to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who is also known as the Iron Man of India.
Under the guidelines provided by the UGC, Uttaranchal University observed National Unity Day on October 31, 2022 to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s efforts to unify the nation.
A digital exhibition on “Sardar Patel- the Architect of Unification” was inaugurated by Prof (Dr) Rajesh Bahuguna, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University. Afterwards, Dr Shravan Kumar, Dean SLA & DSW invited Prof (Dr) Rajesh Bahuguna for oath taking ceremony. Prof (Dr) Rajesh Bahuguna along with all the present Deans/Directors, members of faculty and students took the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas pledge to stay united despite the differences.
The Exhibition was organised by the office of Dean Student Welfare. The purpose of the day was to uplift the nation’s unity and spread awareness about the contribution of Vallabhbhai Patel. The day provides an opportunity to reaffirm the strength of the nation, upholding the unity, integrity, and security of the country.
All the Dean/directors from the different Colleges/schools and members of faculty were present during the entire session.