A particular characteristic of this yr’s Republic Day celebrations at Aligarh Muslim University could be a web-based perform to mark the burial of a time capsule containing a doc that carries the historical past of the 100 yr journey of the establishment, an official stated on Sunday.
AMU spokesman Rahat Abrar advised PTI, “This document which has been prepared by a group of scholars marks the narrative of the march of this institution since it became a university in 1920. The steel capsule which weighs 1.5 tonne would be buried at a depth of 30 feet in front of Victoria Gate, the iconic structure, which marks the heart of this historic institution.”
He added that the historic ceremony could be carried out by Vice Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor.
It was in 1877 that the unique avatar of the establishment got here into existence because the Muslim Anglo Oriental College. At that point too, the college had buried an analogous time capsule containing the historical past resulting in the institution of this institute.
In 1920, the school was raised to the extent of a college by an Act of Parliament.
Meanwhile, college authorities haven’t clarified whether or not there may be any proposal to excavate the sooner time capsule.