04-OCT-2017: Dr Abdul Kader Choughley delivers lecture in AMU
Aligarh, October 4: Dr Abdul Kader Choughley, an eminent researcher on contemporary Islamic thought in South Asia on October 4, 2017 delivered the K A Nizami Memorial lecture on 'Sayyid Abdul Hasan Ali Nadwi's Contribution to Quranic Studies: A Multidimensional Approach' at the Conference Hall of Administrative Block in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The lecture was organised by the K A Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, AMU.
Dr Choughley pointed out that Maulana Nadwi is a global figure of contemporary Islamic thought, who articulated an authentic expression of the Quranic teachings that are categorized as mainstream Islam.
He added that Maulana Nadwi was indisputably one of the greatest exponents of Islam in the second half of the twentieth century and because of his command over Arabic, through his writings and speeches, he had a wide area of influence extending beyond the Indian subcontinent, particularly in the Arab World.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor who chaired the programme, welcomed the distinguished speaker and expressed the hope that the lecture will inspire students and scholars.
Prof Abdur Raheem Kidwai (Director, K A Nizami Centre) stated that the K A Nizami Centre is engaged in identifying and disseminating the Quranic guidance about the socio-cultural, political, economic and other areas and highlighting the Quranic studies done in India.
Dr Mohd Mobeen Saleem conducted the progamme, while Dr Nazeer Ahmad Abdul Majeed proposed the vote of thanks.
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