Professor Shafey Kidwai delivers lecture on ?Sir Syed?
Aligarh, March 14: The Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations Committee of Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School (Boys) recently organised a lecture on ?Sir Syed? by Professor Shafey Kidwai of the Department of Mass Communication, Aligarh Muslim University.
Speaking on Sir Syed?s vision during the lecture, Prof Kidwai laid stress on Sir Syed's quest for knowledge and his scientific temper along with importance of faith and religion.
?Sir Syed taught us that the sensible response of a bad book is not to burn it, but to write a new book to refute what is written with malice,? said Prof Kidwai adding that there is a need for imbibing Sir Syed's teaching among the young generation.
Major S M Mustata (Retd), Principal, Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School (Boys) also graced the occasion with his presence.
Mr Habib Ahmad, Coordinator of the programme; Dr Ashhad Jamal; Dr Mohd Abu Saleh; Mr Raziul Hasan Zaidi; Mr Ghutran Ahmad; Dr Tamkeen Husain and Mr Asaraf Khan were also present on the occasion.
Mr Mohd Aiyub conducted the programme; while Dr Arib Ali Khan proposed the vote of thanks.
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