President to launch OU centenary fete on Aug. 26

The arrangements were being made on war-footing to conduct the Osmania University Centenary celebrations on a grand note. The University authorities were making all out efforts to conduct the celebrations prestigiously as the celebrations were being held within a few years after the formation of the separate Telangana State.

University vice-chancellor Prof. Ramachandram has said the celebrations will be conducted on grand note. He said the celebrations will be launched by President Pranab Mukherjee on April 26. He said the University will organize cultural and traditional programs on April 26 and 27 along with several conferences.

On the other hand, City Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy convened a meeting with the leaders of Osmania University Student Unions along with the Vice-Chancellor. The leaders raised several problems in the meeting. Reacting to them, the Commissioner assured them that the police will take the responsibility to solve the problems prevailed in the University. He made it clear that the police have taken all security measures to see that no untoward incident takes place during the President’s visit to the University. The Commissioner also urged the student unions to be part in the Centenary celebrations. (NSS)