Thursday, February 25, 2010

AMU Urdu scholar felicitated for contributions

Ghalib Institute, Delhi recently felicitated noted Urdu scholar Professor Masood Husain Khan for his yeomen contribution to Urdu language and literature at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

Ninety two years old Professor Masood Husain Khan had served as Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), New Delhi and Jamia Urdu, Aligarh. Prof. A. R. Kidwai, former Governor of Haryana felicitated him. On this occasion, Prof. A. R. Kidwai released a book on Prof. Masood Husain Khan's life and contribution.

Noted historian Prof. Irfan Habib said that AMU has a pride in producing such type of Urdu personality and said that Prof. Masood is a rationalist and he adopted scientific linguistic approach.

Full report here  India

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