The NSS units of Vidya celebrated the National Unity Day on 31st October 2019. The NSS volunteers gathered in the NSS room for the celebrations. The participants of the programme took a pledge to strengthen unity, integrity and security of our country. Essay writing and painting competitions were also held as part of the celebrations.
National Unity Day
National Unity Day (also known as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is celebrated every year on 31st of October by the people all through India. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. National Unity Day was introduced by the Government of India in 2014.
The official statement for Rashtriya Ekta Diwas by the Home Ministry of India cites that the National Unity Day “will provide an opportunity to re-affirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity and security of our country.”