National Unity Day is a significant event celebrated in India to honor the vital role played by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the country's independence movement and the unification of the nation. The event, held on 31st October 2023, at the MOOT COURT HALL of Teerthanker Mahaveer University’s College of Law and Legal Studies, which is among the top Law Colleges in India, was a testament to the spirit of unity in diversity.
- Event Name: National Unity Day
- Date & Time: 31/10/2023
- Venue/Place: MOOT COURT HALL, College of Law and Legal Studies
- Chief Guest: Mr. Ashok Katariya, Former Minister, Govt of UP, presently a member of the Legislative Assembly
- Hosts: Dr. Madhav Sharma & Akshay Bhargava
- Guests/Authorities: Prof. Harbansh Dixit, Prof. Sushil Kumar Singh
- Who were present: Students and Faculty Members
- Aim/Purpose: This day is celebrated to honor Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's paramount role in India's independence movement and integration into one nation. The programme aims to maintain the spirit of unity in diversity among the students and faculty members.
Importance of National Unity Day:
National Unity Day holds a special place in the hearts of all Indians. It serves as a reminder of the remarkable contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played a pivotal role in uniting the diverse princely states to form a single nation, post-independence. His efforts were instrumental in maintaining the territorial integrity and security of our nation.
The Event Highlights:
The event commenced with an inspirational introductory speech by Prof. Harbansh Dixit, the Dean of the Faculty of Law at TMU. He eloquently emphasized the invaluable contributions of Sardar Patel in the unification of Bharat, and how his legacy continues to inspire the nation.
The chief guest of the event, Mr. Ashok Katariya, delivered a thought-provoking speech. He highlighted the significance of building strong character among the youth and emphasized that success could be achieved through discipline, hard work, and unity among people. His words resonated with the audience, inspiring them to strive for greatness and unity.
The event concluded with a heartfelt vote of thanks by Prof. Sushil Kumar Singh, the Principal of CLLS, TMU. He expressed gratitude to all the attendees and speakers for their valuable contributions to the event.
Significance of the event
National Unity Day is not just a day of remembrance; it is a celebration of the strength that comes from diversity. The event at Teerthanker Mahaveer College of Law and Legal Studies on 31st October 2023 served as a poignant reminder of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy and the importance of unity in building a strong and prosperous nation.