27-Mar-2015: The Aligarh Muslim University observing the 117th death anniversary of its founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan today, and paid rich tributes to him through various programmes.
A Quran recitation session was organized at University Jama Masjid after Namaz-e-Fajr. Later, the Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah laid a floral chadar at Sir Syed's grave.
Dr. Asfar Ali Khan, Registrar, Prof. Anis Ismail, DSW, Prof. Jamshed Siddiqui, Proctor, faculty members, students, non-teaching staff and Imams of different mosques in the University were present in the programme.
Sir Syed was born on October 17, 1817 in Delhi and left for heavenly abode on March 27, 1898 at Aligarh.
Related PicturesA scene of Quran Khwani at Jama Masjid on Sir Syed's Death Anniversary