Jamia celebrates Dr. Zakir Husain's 124th Birth Anniversary

Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) today observed 124th Birth Anniversary of Late Dr. Zakir Husain, a recipient of Bharat Ratna, 3rd President of the country and Vice Chancellor of the JMI by organising a prayer meet at his mausoleum and innaguarating an exhibition that depicts his life. 

‘Life and Works of Dr. Zakir Husain’ is the theme of the exhibition that was opened for public today. It is said that The exhibition shall be on view till 15th February, 2021.

The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof. Ibraheem, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology in the presence of Prof. Mahtab Alam, Dean Student’s Welfare(DSW), Dr. Tariq Ashraf, University Librarian, Prof. Sabiha Zaidi, Director Jamia’s Premchand Archives and Literary Centre, other guests and staff.

Important photographs depicting different stages of Dr Zakir Husain’s life, his contribution as Vice Chancellor of JMI and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), as an educationist and social scientist has been put up on display. Books showcasing his literary contribution including his PhD theses, his speeches, letters etc have also been displayed.

On this occasion, Prof Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, JMI In her message to the Jamia fraternity  said “His great services and noble contributions to this university are inestimable. An educationist par excellence, he raised the stature of JMI by virtue of his intensity of his rare vision, remarkable conviction and profound interest in the welfare of the university, community and nation”.

She also added that, "On the occasion of his 124th Birth Anniversary, we deem it our noble duty to remember him with veneration, and pay our deep respect to him."

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