On the nationwide invocation made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, LPU also observed “Run for Unity” on its campus. Thousands of students from all the states of India and even international students from 26 countries participated in a massive 5 kms run within the campus. Students in colourful attires made a huge map of India signifying great unity of India in utter diversity.
The mammoth organization was to celebrate birth anniversary of independent India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Flagging off the run, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal asked students to uphold Indian history by learning about Sardar Patel’s vision and patriotism which always unified the country. Students also took a pledge to dedicate themselves to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the Nation. They also resolved to make their own contributions to ensure internal security of the country."