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AMU fraternity urged to adopt Kerala model for empowerment of Muslims in North
Wednesday November 25, 2015 10:32 AM, News Network

The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) fraternity, especially the Aligarians in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has been urged to adopt the Kerala model for Socio-Educational empowerment of the Muslims in North India, who are among the most backwards in the country.

"The AMU Alumni association is no doubt doing remarkable work. But, this is not enough. You have to do something of larger scale in educating Muslims in North India especially in UP, Bihar, Bengal and Assam", Ameer Ahmed, Chairman & Group M.D. Manappt Group of Companies, said while giving the example of Kerala where Muslims have achieved excellence in education, job and business.

"The same needs to be copied in North", he emphasized.

In the light of his recent visits to some of the remote villages of Uttar Pradesh, he gave gruesome detailed description of the sufferings of the destitute Muslims who live in abject poverty.

Ameer Ahmed was addressing a program organised by the AMU Alumni Forum (UAE) on November 20, 2015 at the International Holiday Hotel in Sharjah to to mark Sir Syed Day. More than 700 former AMU students gathered at the venue for the annual program.

Brigadier (Retd.) Syed Ahmad Ali, Pro Vice-Chancellor AMU, who was the Chief Guest of the Foubder's Day function, appreciated the role of the Alumni groups who generously supported the development and construction projects of the university.

"Financial and moral support that AMU is receiving from alumni groups in general, and the UAE chapter in particular, is beyond our imagination and expectation", he said.

In his speech, Syed Mohammad Qutbur Raham, President AMU Alumni Forum (UAE) reminded the fellow Aligs of their responsibility towards the nation and community, in need of help and leadership from the Alig community.

Deepak Mishra, Secretary–International Social Council, President Samajwadi bouddhik/Chintan Sabha and Editor Anuchintan in his address at the function demanded Bharat Ratna Award to Sir Syed Ahmad Khan for his extra ordinary services.

Dr. Mohammad Saeed Al Kindi, Diplomat & Ex-Minister for Environment & Water (U.A.E.) & The Patron of AMU Alumni Forum (UAE) while delivering the welcome speech praised the role of Indian in the development of UAE.

Dr. Arshi Aziz Khan, writer and one of the member of the Alumni Forum (UAE) also delivered speech and elaborated in details the need to make India poverty and corruption free.

Among others who attended the Founder's Day function are: Sirajuddin Qureshi, President India Islamic Cultural Centre New Delhi, Tariq Ahmed Nizami, Founder & CEO, CEO Clubs Network, Dr.Suhail Sabir, Chairman, Alumni Affairs Committee, AMU, Dr. Faud Saeed Sherani, Coordinator, Cultural Education Centre, AMU, Mehsan Arshad Vice President/Director International Business Development, Saiyad Shahin Alam Director GP Property Fund (CEIC) Ltd, Shahabuddin Yaqub Journalist & Social Activist, Sayed Anwar Bari Asst. General Manager (Projects) Bukhatir Group, Shahar Imran Businessman and Community Activist from London, UK, Md. Perwez Siddique President Sir Syed Minority Foundation, Aligarh and Abdul Khalique Kamil, Honorary Secretary, Sir Syed Minority.


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