125th birth anniversary of Dr Zakir Husain celebrated
Jamia Millia Islamia today celebrated 125th Birth Anniversary of Late Dr. Zakir Husain, a recipient of Bharat Ratna, 3rd President of the country and 3rd Vice Chancellor of the JMI by organising a prayer meet at his mausoleum located on the university campus.
Jamia Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Mehtab Alam, officials of the university and some family members of Dr Zakir Husain attended the function.
In her message to the Jamia fraternity on Dr Zakir Husain’s birth anniversary JMI Vice Chancellor Prof Najma Akhtar said “His great services and noble contributions to this university are inestimable. An educationist par excellence, he raised the stature of JMI by virtue of intensity of his rare vision, remarkable conviction and profound interest in the welfare of the university, community and nation”.
On the occasion of his 125th Birth Anniversary, we deem it our noble duty to remember him with veneration, and pay our deep respect to him, Prof. Akhtar said.