Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Muslim University of Aligarh centennial celebrations on December 22 at 11 a.m. via video conference, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Modi will also release a postage stamp during the event, the PMO said. The Rector of Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin University and the Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, will also be present on the occasion.
“AMU became a University in 1920, through an Act of the Legislative Council of India which elevated Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental (MAO) College to the status of Central University. MAO College was created in 1877 by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, ”stated the PMO statement.