Run for Unity was held at SMVD University for celebrating National Unity Day, commemorating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Nearly 300 students, faculty and staff members participated in the event. The run was flagged off by Vice chancellor of the university, Padma Shri Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha, who also addressed the gathering apprising them about the importance of this day. He informed the participants about the role of Sardar Patel in unifying the Indian union.
The run was conducted encompassing the university campus in the morning hours. The participants also took the unity oath at the run.The event was organized by the Sports department of university under the leadership of Mr. Parvez Singh Slathia, Incharge Sports wing and Dr. Rajeev Kumar, Coordinator, National Service Scheme (NSS). The sports coaches Mr. Balbir Singh and Mr. Sumit Sharma were also part of the organizing team.