Gaya, Bihar – In an esteemed ceremony, President Droupadi Murmu is set to preside as the chief guest at the third convocation of the prestigious Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) in Gaya today. This momentous occasion marks a significant step in the academic landscape of the region.
Before the grand convocation, President Murmu is scheduled to visit the Mahabodhi Mahavihara, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gaya. Enhanced security measures have been implemented to ensure the smooth progression of this visit.
The President is expected to arrive at the Mahavihara at approximately 11:50 am. She will partake in a solemn prayer at the Buddha statue situated within the sanctum sanctorum and lay flowers at the sacred ‘Vajrasana’ beneath the Bodhi Tree.
The CUSB convocation is slated to commence at 3 pm, where distinguished dignitaries, including Bihar Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, will grace the ceremony and confer degrees upon numerous deserving students.
Earlier in her three-day visit to the state, President Murmu was the guest of honor at the convocation ceremonies of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna and the Mahatma Gandhi Central University in Motihari. Additionally, on the first day of her visit, the President inaugurated Bihar’s fourth Agricultural Road Map (2023-2028).
Furthermore, during her visit to Patna City on Wednesday, President Murmu paid her respects at Sri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib.
This convocation event stands as a testament to the commitment and dedication of the Central University of South Bihar in shaping the academic future of the region.