28-MAR-2017: Two Days Seminar on Shahryar inaugurated at AMU
Aligarh, March 28: The Center of Advanced Study, Department of Urdu, Aligarh Muslim University today organized the inaugural session of the two days seminar on ?Shahryar: Personality and Poetic attributes? at the Research Division Hall.
Lt Gen Zameer Uddin, Vice Chancellor, Aligarh Muslim University while presiding over the session, said that Shahryar was a great poet and he contributed a lot for the betterment of Urdu Language. He said that it is the responsibility of Department of Urdu to give full contribution to the development of Urdu, a language that has gained wide recognition in India through its sweetness.
Professor Abul Kalam Qasmi, noted critic presented the keynote address. He said that Shahryar had a multifaceted personality. ?In addition to being a great poet, Shahryar was a great journalist, humble person and an eminent teacher?, he said ?In addition to being a great poet, Shahryar was a great journalist, humble person and an eminent teacher?, he said. Prof Qasmi pointed out the need of further research on Shahryar?s literary works.
Professor Qazi Abdul Rehman Hashmi, former Chairperson, Department of Urdu, Jamia Millia Islamia and the Chief Guest on the occassion, while highlighting the relation of teacher and student, said that Shahryar was not only a good teacher but also a man with a great heart.
Professor Syed Mohammad Hashim, Chairperson, Department of Urdu, AMU welcomed the guest and gave a brief description of the theme of the seminar. He said that Shahryar always maintained good standard in his poetry and never gave more importance to films keeping in view its effect on the same.
The Convenor of the Seminar Prof Sirajuddin Ajmali said that the personality and his writings are so heartening that he is equally remembered in all the sections of society. He said that there is a dire need of conducting good research on his works.
Prof Sheikh Mastaan, Dean, Faculty of Arts, AMU also graced the occasion with his presence.
Professor Sagheer Afraheim proposed the vote of thanks.
Prof SM Javed Akhtar, Finance Officer, AMU, Prof Azarmi Dukht Safavi, Prof Zakia Siddiqui, Dr Prem Kumar, Prof Iftekhar Alam Khan with all the faculty members, research scholars and students of the Department were present on the occasion.
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Prof Abdul Kalam Qasmi addressing the Seminar on Shaharyar at Department of Urdu
Prof Qazi Ubaidur Rahman Hashmi addressing the Seminar on Shaharyar at Department of Urdu