Sir Syed remembered on his 118th death anniversary
ALIGARH: The Aligarh Muslim University observed the 118th death anniversary of its founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan today, and paid rich tributes to him through a number of programmes.
A Quran recitation session was organized at University Jama Masjid after Fajr prayers. Later, the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brig. S. Ahmad Ali laid a floral chadar at Sir Syed’s grave.
Dr. Asfar Ali Khan, Registrar, Prof. Anis Ismail, DSW, 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.