Friday, February 17, 2023

JMI organises exhibition on ‘Life and Works of Dr. Zakir Husain’


An Exhibition on ‘Life and Works of Dr. Zakir Husain’ was inaugurated today at Dr. Zakir Husain Central Library, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) to commemorate the 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Zakir Husain, Former President of India & Former Vice Chancellor, JMI.  An annotated list of scholarly works related to Zakir Sb., titled “Dr. Zakir Husain: A Bibliography” was also released on this occasion.


The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof. Ibraheem, Dean Student’s Welfare, JMI in the presence of Dr. Sufian Ahmad, Offg. University Librarian, staff and other guests. Prof. Ibraheem said that Dr. Zakir Husain was an exemplary personality to club the traditional and modern education. Dr. Sufian Ahmad highlighted the significant contribution of Dr. Zakir Husain to society and the nation as an academician, statesman and philanthropist.


Archival photographs depicting different stages of Zakir Sahib’s life, his contribution as Vice Chancellor of Jamia and Aligarh Muslim University, as an educationist and Social Scientist has been put up on display in the exhibition. Books showcasing his literary contribution including his Ph.D. thesis, his speeches and addresses have also been displayed.


The exhibition shall be on view till 15th February, 2023 at the Exhibition Hall (Ground Floor), Dr. Zakir Husain Library.


Public Relations Office

Jamia Millia Islamia 

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