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The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Sunday observed the 113th death anniversary of its founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. A Quran Khwani (recitation) was organised in the university mosque after morning prayers and Vice  »

Bhopal: Aligarh based NGO Aligarh Movement for Education, Health & Communal Harmony (AMEHCH), has passed resolutions demanding to install the portrait of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in the Indian Parliament (Sansad Bhawan) and re-naming the road from Aligarh railway station to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), as “SIR SYED ROAD”.

According to a Press release issued by AMEHCH the resolutions were passed at a meeting to observe the 113th death anniversary of the founder of AMU & founder of Aligarh Movement, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan at Media Centre in Aligarh on Sunday (March 27).

Presiding over the meeting Prof. Razaullah Khan pointed out that Sir Syed had multi-faceted personality and he had emphasized upon manners and good behaviour along with education.

OSD of Jamia Urdu Aligarh Farhat Ali Khan said that Sir Syed had urged the Muslims to become confident and called upon them to channelize their energies towards constructive activities.

Discussing the social works undertaken by Sir Syed, Secretary of AMEHCH, Jasim Mohammad said that Sir Syed had evolved residential life because it makes young people not only responsible but also confident.

Secretary Hazrat Ameer Khusro Education Society Prof. Syed Iqbal Ali said that Sir Syed had translated western books of science and other subjects into Urdu so that Urdu speaking people may benefit from it. He emphasized on the translation of latest research into Urdu.

Vice president of AMEHCH Dr. Mohammad Shahid pointed out that Sir Syed was an architect par excellence and a thought provoking historian. He said that the buildings in AMU constructed during Sir Syed’s lifetime are on example of his architectural taste.

Meanwhile, on the occasion a booklet entitled “Sir Syed Ahmad Khan Aur Aligarh Movement” edited by Jasim Mohammad was also released by Prof. Razaullah Khan, president of AMEHCH. Others who were present on the occasion included Daulat Ram, Johny Foster, Ghulam Farid Sabri, Ms Fatima Zehra, Kapil Kumar and Manoj Bhatt along with large number of teachers and scholars of AMU, the release said.









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