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Aligarh Muslim University: Second-time capsule to be buried on 26 January

A time capsule comprising the history and accomplishments of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will be buried on 26 January, told Rahat Abrar, AMU Spokesperson.

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The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is all set to bury a second-time capsule, approximately 143 years after the first capsule was buried on the campus in 1877.

A time capsule comprising the history and accomplishments of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will be buried on 26 January, told Rahat Abrar, AMU Spokesperson.

“We will bury a time capsule containing the history and achievements of Aligarh Muslim University at 11 am on 26 January. The Vice-Chancellor will participate in the event through video conferencing,” said Abrar.

A time capsule is a reserve of objects contemplated typical of the present period, which is buried for future finding. The date when the capsule is to be unlocked is usually engraved on the container.

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According to some report, the capsule will have a protecting covering filled with inert gases and the text will be jotted down on acid-resistant paper in a bid to guarantee its longevity.

AMU, established in 1920, has accomplished 100 years of existence as a centre of higher learning. The Prime Minister also released a special memorial postal stamp to mark the occasion.

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The Prime Minister, who honoured the centenary celebrations of AMU through video conference on 22 December, spoke about the university being a mini-India and its diversity being the power of the country. He had said that the history of education tied to AMU buildings is India’s precious heritage.

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