Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar celebrated ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ and organized a ‘Run for Unity’ today evening as a tribute to Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. Senior Professor D.P. Roy flagged off the run today evening. The 2.2 km ‘Run for Unity’ saw enthusiastic participation from the faculty, students, and staff. About 250 students of IITGN participated in the run. The event was organized as a demonstration of unity and integrity to commemorate Sardar’s legacy.
Earlier today, IITGN faculty, students and staff remembered the ‘Iron Man of India’ and took ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ pledge. Prof Madhumita Sengupta gave a talk on ‘Remembering Sardar’.