Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to address the centenary celebrations event of Aligarh Muslim University on Tuesday, 22 December 2020. Modi's presence stirred up a heated debate among the teachers and students of AMU since the announcement. Many students, professors and alumni expressed their disappointment through social media. In a letter addressing the staff, students and other members of AMU fraternity, Prof. Tariq Mansoor the vice-chancellor of the university appealed to keep the centenary celebrations "above politics".
Overall IMR in Gujarat is 36 (2013), slightly better than the national average of 40, but way behind Kerala's 12. IMR among the tribal population of Gujarat, based on 2005 figures, is 86, much much worse than Kerala's!