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100 Years of DU in 50 Images: Photo Stories

DU (Delhi University) is celebrating its 100th foundation year. Let’s look at the journey of Delhi University through old historical photographs.

1915 Gandhiji and Kasturba Gandhi Stephen College
Image 1: Gandhiji and Kasturba Gandhi at St. Stephen College in 1915
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Image 2: St. Stephen College in 1929-30,
The Vice Regal Lodge in those days. Lord Mountbatten proposed his wife Edwina for marriage in the present day VCs office
Image 3: Lord Mountbatten proposed to his wife Edwina for marriage in the present day VC’s office of DU. Those days the building was called Vice-Regal Lodge
A scene from the inauguration of Indraprastha College in Alipur House on February 7 1939 by her Excellency Vicerine Lady Linlithgow with the Principal Kalawati Gupta. 1
Image 4: A scene from the inauguration of Indraprastha College in Alipur House on February 7, 1939 by her Excellency Vicerine Lady Linlithgow with the Principal Kalawati Gupta.
The attire of students of Indraprastha College for Women 1930s.
Image 5: The attire of students of Indraprastha College for Women, in the 1930’s.
Student rally passing through Chandini Chowk the early 1940s
Image 6: Student of DU rally passing through Chandini Chowk in the early 1940’s during Quit India Movement.
Old campus of SRCC in Darjaganj 1954.
Image 7: Old campus of SRCC (Shri Ram College of Commerce) in Darjaganj, in the year 1954.
Students participating in swimming pool construction work 1940. Indraprashta College
Image 8: Students of Indraprastha College participating in swimming pool construction work, in the year 1940.
Students of Indraprastha College performing a play 13 March 1948.
Image 9: Students of Indraprastha College performing a play on 13 March 1948.
Students in the courtyard of Miranda House college 1954 55.
Image 10: Students in the courtyard of Miranda House college, 1954-55.
Students of Miranda House wearing saris and western attire 1950s.
Image 11: Students of Miranda House wearing saris and western attire during 1950’s.

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Nehru VKRV Rao in Statistical Workshop D School
Image 12: Nehru, and VKRV Rao in Statistical Workshop, of D School
1956 Nehru Innougrating Main Building of D School
Image 13: Nehru Innougrating Main Building of D School in the year 1956.
The convocation of the Delhi School of Economics in 1950 51
Image 14: The convocation of the Delhi School of Economics in 1950-51
Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at the Museum and Archives Section of Indraprastha College for Women. 1
Image 15: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at the Museum and Archives Section of Indraprastha College for Women.
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Image 16: Hindu College Building, Delhi
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Image 17: Building of St. Stephen College in the year 1952
31 Jan 1954 Radhakrishnan and Sri Shri Ram at SRCC
Image 18: Radhakrishnan and Sir Shri Ram at SRCC on 31 Jan 1954. Sir Shri Ram was founder of SRCC.
Sir Shri Ram Foundation Stone of LSR 1954
Image 19: Sir Shri Ram putting the Foundation Stone of LSR College in 1954
Indira Sir Shri Ram and Kamlendu Mati Shah at LSR
Image 20: Indira Gandhi, Sir Shri Ram and Kamlendu Mati Shah at LSR
Women students at Miranda House 1950s
Image 21: Women students at Miranda House during 1950s
Miranda House Meeting Hall 1950s
Image 22: Meeting Hall of Miranda House College during 1950s
Student Elections at Miranda House 1954 55
Image 23: Student Elections at Miranda House Collage, during 1954-55
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Image 24: Sports Day at Miranda House College.
Miranda House 1952 Sports Day
Image 25: Miranda House Collage during the Sports Day of the year 1952.
Women students in Physics Laboratory Kirori Mal College 1961. 1
Image 26: Women students in Physics Laboratory at Kirori Mal College, 1961.
Women students attending classes wearing suits and churidaar in Kiroli Mal College 1961.
Image 27: Women students in the library of Kiroli Mal College, 1961.
Women students at cycle stand in Kirori Mal College 1961
image 28: Women students at the cycle stand of Kirori Mal College, 1961
Milestone 1963 Jawaharlal Nehru laid foundation stone SRCC
Image 29: Jawaharlal Nehru at SRCC

DU: Post-Nehru Era

Miranda House
Image 30: Indira Gandhi at Miranda House College
South Campus DU
Image 31: Indira Gandhi at South Campus
Former State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi with her college mates at Lady Shri Ram College for Women LSR. 1968
Image 32: Former State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi with her college mates at Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR). 1968
tudents at Lady Irwin College in February 1971. The second oldest womens college of Delhi University 2
Image 33: students at Lady Irwin College in February, 1971. The second oldest women’s college of Delhi University,
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Image 34: Radhakrishnan at SRCC
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Image 35: SRCC
Innaugration of DUSU by Morarji Desai Vijay Goel Arun Faitely Rajas Sharma
Image 36: Innaugration of DUSU by Morarji Desai, while office bearers Vijay Goel(President), Arun Jaitely (Former President), Rajas Sharma are present.
Student protest in Delhi against the shooting of satyagrahis in Goa by the portuguese. In 1955
Image 37: Student protest in Delhi against the shooting of satyagrahis in Goa by the portuguese in 1955
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Image 38: Shashi Tharoor at St. Stephen College.
Students campaigning for the Delhi University elections in 1977.
Image 39: Students campaigning for the Delhi University elections in 1977.
Student attire of Quetta DAV School Nizamuddin 1977.
Image 39: Student attire of Quetta DAV School, Nizamuddin, 1977.
Delhi School of Economics faculty early 1980s. Spot Prannoy Roy A. L. Nagar Ashok Lahiri
Image 40: Delhi School of Economics faculty, the early 1980s. (Prannoy Roy, A. L. Nagar, Ashok Lahiri)
Students of Lady Shri Ram College for Women LSR in July 1976. 1
Image 41: Students of Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) in July 1976.
Freshers wearing bell bottoms on their first day at Delhi University in the year 1976.
Image 42: Freshers wearing bell bottoms on their first day at Delhi University in the year 1976.
Miranda House seniors ‘ragging a junior in 1983
Image 43: Miranda House seniors ‘ragging’ a junior in 1983
1885 theft at stephen protest
Image 44: Theft at Stephen College led to protest in the year 1985.

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DU in 1990s

DU,
Image 45: Ragging in Delhi University during 1991.
Students await there turn for the personal interview at Delhi University in the year 1994.
Image 46: Students await their turn for the personal interview at Delhi University in the year 1994.
Delhi university in New Delhi on July 18 1994.
Image 47: Delhi university in New Delhi on July 18, 1994.
A student makes her way through a waterlogged stretch inside Lady Irwin College in September 1994. 1
Image 48: A student makes her way through a waterlogged stretch inside Lady Irwin College, in September, 1994.
Students check the first cutoff list at Delhi University in 1995
Image 49: Students check the first cutoff list at DU in 1995
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Image 50: Election Campaign in Delhi University during the year 2018.
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Book 1: Book on Hindu College written by Kavita A. Sharma and W. D. Mathur
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Book 2: A book was written on History of St. Stephen College, Delhi by Ashok Jaitly
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Book 3: A Bit of Delhi University by Dr. S. S. Rana

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