11-JUL-2019: AMU Faculty donates vintage photos
Aligarh, July 11: Vintage photographs of India's first prime minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr Radha Krishnan, Mr Fakruddin Ali Ahmad, Mr Giani Zail Singh, Mr V K Krishnan Menon, General K M Cariappa, General K S Thimmaya, General Shankar Rao Chowdhary, Justice Hidayatullah, Prof Abdus Salam, Mrs Magaret Alwa, Mr Farooq Abdullah and Mrs Mohsina Kidwai astride beautiful steeds during their visits to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Riding Club were donated to the Riding Club by Mr M Yunus Khan, Assistant Professor, University Polytechnic.
The collection of 159 well preserved and laminated photographs also include images of riding club members on stallions performing dressage, endurance riding, eventing, reining, show jumping, tent pegging, sword pegging, vaulting and other skills.
Mr Khan inherited these photographs from his late father Professor M Murtaza Khan, who served as the President of the Riding Club.
These photographs which depict special moments and make you want to travel back in time were handed over to Mr M Nadeem Ansari, Captain, Riding Club and former AMU Students Union Vice President during a special function.
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