Lucknow University celebrated 96th Foundation Day celebration in a pleasant manner on November 25, 2016. The celebrations brought the distinguished alumni together. They shared their experiences in the varsity and expressed how their dream turned into a reality by the motivation given by the varsity during those days. They also motivated the students to work hard to transform their dreams into reality.
On this occasion, the varsity felicitated ten distinguished alumni during the occasion, and it was a movement for them to turn nostalgic. Prof. HN Verma, retired professor and alumni of varsity, shared that he reported late for the admission at Lucknow University and it took a lot of time for him to get enrolled. He came from Gwalior to study Botany at the varsity.
He pointed that the professor who enrolled him in the varsity told him to make the university proud. He worked hard and achieved Birbal Sahni gold medal for securing highest marks in the course.
Alok Dhawan, Director of IIT-Roorkee, expressed that learning science is easy at Lucknow University because the complex tasks are explained in a simple manner. He stated that he still remembers those concepts and feels nostalgic to get felicitated by the professors who taught him. He further added that he used to stay on the campus even after the classes were over.
He further added that the varsity organises many inter university competitions through which equal emphasis is given to sports and studies.