Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address in the Centenary celebration event of Aligarh Muslim University said that history of education attached to AMU buildings is India's valuable heritage. He further said that AMU alumni represent heritage and culture of India. PM Modi said, "History of education attached to AMU buildings is India's valuable heritage. I often meet AMU alumni during my foreign visits, who very proudly say that they have studied from AMU. Wherever in the world they go, AMU alumni represent the rich heritage and culture of India. In its 100 years of history, AMU has crafted and polished millions of lives, has given them modern and scientific thinking and inspired them to do something for the society and the nation."