As part of the celebrations of Quami Ekta Week (National Integration Week) this year, the NSS units of Vidya organised a meeting of the NSS volunteers on 23 November 2018. As a part of the program, the participants took the Quami Ekta Pledge which affirms that everybody taking the pledge “shall never resort to violence and will continue to endeavour towards settlement of all differences and disputes relating to religion, language, region or other political or economic grievances by peaceful and constitutional means”. There were also talks explaining the meaning, significance and the importance of the celebrations. As many as 110 NSS volunteers participated in the meeting.
Quami Ekta Week (National Integration Week)
Quami Ekta Week or National Integration Week is observed every year all across the India from 19 November to the 25 November. During the week-long celebrations various programmes are held related to the specific theme of each day celebrations. Quami Ekta Week is celebrated to foster and reinforce the strength of public harmony and national integration. The celebrations offer a new opportunity to all to reaffirm the old traditions, culture and faiths. It also assists in highlighting the inherent strength and flexibility of the country to maintain the communal harmony.