Modi acknowledges Jamia’s contribution to freedom movement

New Delhi: Acknowledging Jamia Millia Islamia’s (JMI) contribution in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Jamia has made a “momentous contribution” in strengthening the country’s unity and its socio-cultural fabric during the freedom movement.

In a message on the occasion of the university’s annual convocation held recently, the Prime Minister said: “Jamia Millia Islamia made a momentous contribution in strengthening the nation’s unity and the socio-cultural fabric of our society during the freedom movement.” NDTV reported.

Saying that the 21st century will belong to knowledge-rich societies and nations, Modi underscored the need that our youth must excel in innovation and research.

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In his message, the Prime Minister congratulated the entire academic fraternity of JMI–teachers, students, alumni and all the people who have been associated with the university.

Thanking the Prime Minister for his encouraging message, the JMI Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar said that this would enthuse the JMI fraternity in taking the institution to new heights.

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