Celebration of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas in KINS

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In India every year on 31st October, we celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as National Unity Day (also known as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas). Today, it has been celebrated by the family members of Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences at KIMS Auditorium in the presence of all the batches of GNM, B.Sc. & M.Sc. students and faculties.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was introduced by the Government of India in 2014 with the aim of celebrating Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.He was the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India and played an important role in the integration of more than 500 independent princely states during 1947 to 1949 from the British rule through the Independence Act 1947 and made an Indian federation.

The Program commenced with Principal (CON) Prof. (Mrs.) Amarita Lenka orienting the students and faculties regarding the importance of the day and disclosing the theme. Then she read the pledge of National Ekta Diwas along with the students for National Unity.  Afterwards, the students and the faculties spoke about the National Unity Day in the open forum. The program ended with the National Anthem.

In fact, the Ministry of Human Resource Development in general and the Registrar of KIIT Deemed to be University in particular advised to celebrate and administer pledge in each school and college, so that students can be motivated and maintain the unity and integrity of the country.