Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Website on life, works of Sir Syed launched

A dedicated website on the life and works of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was launched today at Aligarh Muslim University. The website, designed by Dr. Masarrat Ali, an AMU alumnus in US, is said to be the first and largest digitization work in India dedicated to any person or institution. The website http://www.sirsyedtoday.org/ has more than one lakh ten thousand pages of historical documents related to Sir Syed, MAO College and AMU history.

Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis, Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University launched the website today in the Central Hall of Maulana Azad Library, AMU.

Some of the topics under which information has been collected are as follows: Biographies of Sir Syed and Historical Books, Most important activities of Sir Syed, Sir Syed’s Correspondences, Books and Speeches on the History of MAO and Literary work of Sir Syed.

Full report here TwoCircles.net

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