Lucknow: After a delay of several years, the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University at Uttar Pradesh's Rampur was Tuesday inaugurated by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.The university is said to be a dream project of Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan. The chief minister assured everyone that his government would do all that was possible for the university.
The university was inaugurated by the chief minister in the presence of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and several other ministers at Rampur, some 350 km from Lucknow.
Mulayam Singh formally declared the university open and said that it was a very important day in his life as six years ago he had laid the foundation stone of the university. Lauding Azam Khan, the Samajwadi party supremo said that his struggle for noble causes will always be an example for the young generation.
Akhilesh Yadav also inaugurated the Aryabhatt planetarium built at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.
The university has been established as a private university and will be governed by Mohammad Ali Jauhar Trust. It is spread over 200 acres and houses several buildings.