Universities asked to observe Anti-Terrorism Day

The University Grants Commission of India recently directed universities and higher education institutions to observe 21 May as Anti-Terrorism Day to wean the youth away from terrorism, reports PTI.

The activities suggested for the day included debates, discussions, symposiums, a pledge taking ceremony and screening of films. "Every year May 21 is observed as Anti-Terrorism Day in India to wean the youth away from terrorism and show how it is prejudicial to the national interest," the commission said in a letter to vice-chancellors.

"You are requested to kindly observe the 'Anti-Terrorism Day' in your university and in your affiliated colleges on 21 May 2019. You should accordingly organise appropriate programmes suggested by the Ministry of Home Affairs," the letter stated.
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