A particular characteristic of this 12 months’s Republic Day celebrations at Aligarh Muslim College could be an internet operate to mark the burial of a time capsule containing a doc that carries the historical past of the 100 12 months journey of the establishment, an official stated on Sunday.
AMU spokesman Rahat Abrar instructed PTI, “This doc which has been ready by a gaggle of students marks the narrative of the march of this establishment because it turned a college in 1920. The metal capsule which weighs 1.5 tonne could be buried at a depth of 30 ft in entrance of Victoria Gate, the enduring construction, which marks the center of this historic establishment.”
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 Faculty. At the moment too, the college had buried the same time capsule containing the historical past resulting in the institution of this institute.
In 1920, the faculty was raised to the extent of a college by an Act of Parliament.
In the meantime, college authorities haven’t clarified whether or not there may be any proposal to excavate the sooner time capsule.