PM Modi's Nalanda University Inauguration: Can the History of Nalanda Put Oxford to Shame?

2024 • 3min • National


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new campus of Nalanda University in Rajgir, Bihar, on June 19th. Founded in 427 CE, Nalanda is believed to be the world's first residential university, a kind of medieval Ivy League institution that attracted thousands of students to present-day Bihar, from all over the globe, particularly Eastern and Central Asia.