New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will organize several cultural programs to celebrate its 102nd foundation day on Saturday, university officials said.
The celebrations will begin on Friday with an exhibition on ‘Jamia Millia Islamia: History and Freedom Fighters’ at Dr Zakir Husain Central Library in the University. Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar will preside over the inaugural function, JMI officials said.
Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar will be the chief guest at the main function to be held at Dr MA Ansari Auditorium of the University on Saturday.
AJK Mass Communication Research Center (AJKMCRC), JMI will organize a student film festival AJKMCRC Filmotsav’ on Saturday where films made by students of the center will be screened from 10 am to 5 pm, they said.
The Premchand Archives and Literary Center will organize a dramatic reading of Munshi Premchand’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi, while the PGD acting students of KSHKMKK will perform in the program to be held on Friday.
Jamia Alumni Connect (JAC) (Delhi Chapter) is also organizing a program at the university on Sunday. Hanif Qureshi, Commissioner of Police, Panchkula and Upendra Giri, International Member, JAC (California, USA) will be the chief guests at this function.