13-DEC-2016: Aligarh Muslim University recently organised an exhibition of books and specimens of Quranic Calligraphy on Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) at the Central Hall of the University's Maulana Azad Library, which was inaugurated by AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (Veteran) followed by the main function of 'Jalse-e-Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi' at the Kennedy Hall Auditorium.
More than 608 books in Urdu, English, Arabic, Persian and Telegu on the life the Holy Prophet (PBUH) were on display during the exhibition at the AMU Library, while 50 rare manuscripts including a manuscript of the Holy Quran transcribed by Hadhrat Ali (RA) written in parchment in Kufi Script were also on display. The exhibition also had 'Halnama' of Beyazid Ansari, a copy of Nahjul-Balagha of Hadhrat Ali and a Kurta with the inscription of Holy Quran worn by warriors of Mughal emperors was also on display.
Meanwhile, the K A Nizami Quranic Centre, AMU also displayed calligraphic arts comprising 100 posters in the Serat Exhibition. The University Librarian, Dr Nabi Ahmad and Professor K A Nizami, Director, Quranic Centre also graced the occasion.
Meanwhile, Maulana Tahir Madni from Azamgarh and Maulana Syed Ahmad Ali from Mumbai addressed the 'Jalse-e-Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi' at the Kennedy Hall.
Maulana Tahir pointed out that Islam is a religion for the whole of mankind and is not restricted to particular communities. He added that the life of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) is a source of guidance and inspiration for the whole humanity.
Maulana Syed Ali pointed out that Islam lays special stress on learning and etiquettes. He added that it is imperative in today's world for followers of Islam and other communities to have the best in education. He further said that Islam gives peaceful ways of solving all conflicts without any blood-shed.
Presiding over the function, AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah urged people to follow all things from good tidings of the All-Mighty and avoid wrong-doings.
Professor Abdul Khaliq, Dean, Faculty of Theology delivered the welcome address while AMU Registrar, Prof Javaid Akhtar proposed the thanks. Prof Tauqeer Alam conducted the programme.
On the occasion, Aligarh Divisional Commissioner, Mr Subhash Chand Sharma and RAF Commandant, Mr Hilal Feroz were also present.
Related PicturesAMU VC inspecting the Seerat Exhibition at Maulana Azad Library-
Audience at Seerat function at Kennedy Hall
Guest present at Seerat function at Kennedy Hall
Maulana Tahir Madni addressing the programme at Kennedy Hall