Jamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar bereaved
Tausif Usmani, the mother of Prof. Najma Akhtar, the Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) passed away on the night of 15th January, 2023. The burial took place on 16th January in Bangalore.
Jamia fraternity grieve for the loss and condole with the Vice Chancellor, her family, brother and sisters in earnest, with sincerest sympathies, said the university release, adding that Jamia fraternity stand with her in her bereavement.
Tausif Usmani, wife of the late Hashmat Husain Usmani, the then Director of Education (U.P), was a boon to her family, and also to her close and distant relatives. A great asset to the community and the society, she was held in high esteem by virtue of her empathetic love and service which her children represent with due sincerity, said the university.
She is survived by Jawed Usmani, her son, and three daughters, grandsons and granddaughters. “Her ideals will remain as an eternal source of inspiration for the members of her family and relatives in whose memory she will always live. They will carry out with fervor the mission of her life and thus raise her great memorial,” said the university.