On 31st October, to popularize National Integrity, the Rashtriya Ekta Divas (National Unity Day) was observed with enthusiasm to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, throughout the country, under the leadership of the Prime Minister. A cycle rally and run for unity was conducted by the School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi campus, from Vallarpadom NH junction to Edappally junction.
More than 300 students and staff actively took part in the rally. The rally and run was flagged off by Sri. P. R. Sunu, Sub Inspector, Cheranelloor Police station. A painting competition was held for the students of the campus and neighbouring Amrita Vidyalayam.
In the afternoon, a motivating speech on “Women Empowerment – Key to National Unity” was delivered by Smt. Sobha Surendran, Member of the National Executive of Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP). She was the invited guest for the function in which all the members of the campus community took Rashtriya Ekta Divas pledge.