5th September 2019 : Memorial Day organized in the Neerja Bhanot Hall, Girls hostel No. 10 of Panjab University, Chandigarh to remember Ms. Neerja Bhanot, who died heroically, saving lives of passengers on the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 from terrorists on Sept. 5, 1986.
On this occasion the warden, staff and residents of the Neerja Bhanot hall lit the candles in the hostel compound. Prof. Emanuel Nahar, Prof. Neena Capalash and wardens from various hostels of Panjab University graced the occasion. The residents of Neerja Bhanot Hall presented a play based on Ms. Neerja Bhanot. Poems illustrating the heroism of Ms Bhanot were also recited during this occasion.