Wednesday, February 8, 2023

JMI Professor receives First Prize from UP Urdu Academy


Prof. Shahzad Anjum 

The Uttar Pradesh(UP) Urdu Academy has conferred first prize on the book titled 'Urdu Kay Ghair Muslim Shora o Odaba'  authored by Prof. Shahzad Anjum, Department of Urdu, Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) and Honorary Director, Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers (APDUMT), JMI.  The UP Urdu Academy has announced awards recently under different categories for the year 2019 and 2021. Prof. Anjum’s book was selected for the first prize under the book category having an award money of Rs. 25000/-.  


The book authored by Prof. Anjum was published by Educational Publishing House, New Delhi in 2021. The book is an anthology of his weekly columns written for leading Urdu daily newspaper 'Inquilab' on valuable literary contributions of non Muslim Urdu poets and writers.


JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar congratulated Prof. Anjum for the award and hoped that he will further bring laurels to the university.


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Jamia Millia Islamia  

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