Commemorative volumes to mark centenary celebrations released

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Aligarh, November 20: Two books in the English and Urdu languages linked to the records of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and imparting glimpse into the charming components of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’s persona have been these days launched by using the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Registrar, Mr Abdul Hamid (IPS).

The commemorative volumes, ‘AMU: The Fount of Muslim Renaissance’ edited with the aid of Sir Syed Fellow, Mohd Haris Bin Mansoor and ‘Aligarh Muslim University: Markaz-e-Ilm-o- Danish’, edited through Yasir Ali Khan, lookup scholar, Department of Sunni Theology, have been released to mark the ongoing eventful centenary celebrations of the university.

These books chronicle the account of necessary occasions associated to one hundred years of AMU via traditionally attested articles written via stalwarts in the field, stated Mr Abdul Hamid all through the launch.

Prof A R Kidwai (Director, UGC HRDC) and Dr Faiza Abbasi (Assistant Director, UGC HRDC) who had been additionally current at the launch characteristic stated that these books are beneficial for superior students, researchers and school participants fascinated in the records of college buildings, facilities, AMU Students Union, the Scientific Society of the university, Muslim Educational Conference and the college gazettes and periodicals such as the Tahzeeb ul Akhlaq.

Prof A R Kidwai additionally delivered the opening remarks at the function.

“Since India of the nineteenth century was once characterised with the aid of a tectonic shift in the non secular and social shape of the country, with efforts by using reformers like Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Dayanand Saraswati; it is necessary to produce extra and greater literature on these amazing men,” stated the editors, M Haris Bin Mansoor and Yasir Ali Khan.

The added: “We have tried to grant an appreciation of the political, social, and theological ferment of Sir Syed’s existence time which left its imprint on his works alongside with the university’s history.”

‘AMU: The Fount of Muslim Renaissance’ facets 14 articles. They are A Glorious Journey of Hundred Years (Mohd Haris Bin Mansoor), Story of Glory (Asad Bin Saadat), Women’s Education (Roquiyya Fatima), Blessings of Alma Mater (Khansa Sundus), Aligarh Muslim University Student’s Union (Nimra Ahmad), The Land of Unique Culture and Traditions (Ahmad Zaid), From a Dream to a Reality (Saddam Saikh), A Transitional Journey toward Enlightenment (Md Firoj Ahmmed), The Powerhouse of Awareness (Areeba Shabbir), Co-architect of a Dream (Mohammad Hassan Khan), Dawn of Substantial Renaissance (Tarab Husain), Significance of Sir Syed’s Interfaith ideas in Today’s Word (Abul Subur Kidwai), Sir Syed: A Charismatic Politician (Umar Shabbir Ahsan) and Reincarnation of Sir Syed’s Ideas in 21st Century (Yasir Ahmad).

‘Aligarh Muslim University: Markaz-e-Ilm-o- Danish’ additionally has 14 articles, which are Aligarh Muslim University ka Sau Saala Safar (Yasir Ali Khan), Aligarh Muslim University ki Kahani Mumtaaz Imarato ki Zubani (Mohd Rizwan Ansari), Taleem-e-Niswa (Sana Naaz), Maadar-e-Darsgaah ki Nawazishein (Sidra Khan), Aligarh Muslim University Talba Union (Mohammad Nouman), Aligarh Tehreek: Khowab se Haqeeqat tak (Nadeem Ali), Tulu-e-Subh-e-nau ka ek Raushanbab (Razia Khatoon), Tajdeed-e-fikr ka Sunehra Aaghaz (Mujeeb Khan), Fikr wa Aagahi ka Chashma-e-Haiwaa (Farukh Lodi), Sahiban-e-Karwan (Abu Bakr Malin), Yahi hai Rakht-e-Safar Meer-e-Karvaan ke liye (Daud Beg), Dastan-e-Ahle Junoon (Mohammad Faiz), Sir Syed ki Siyasi Fikr (Asif Afsar Siddiqui) and Aisa Kuch Karke Chalo Yaan ki Bohot Yaad Raho (Mohd Haris Bin Mansoor).

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