Aligarh: A young faculty member, Mohammad Yusuf Ansari, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) passed away after a brief illness.
Extending condolences, AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor said, “I express my deep sadness about Dr Mohammad Yusuf’s death. He was an enthusiastic faculty member and a favorite instructor and beloved mentor to his students”.
The whole AMU fraternity mourns his sad demise, added Prof Mansoor.
“Dr Mohammad Yusuf was an excellent and influential researcher and faculty member. I like to send my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to his bereaved family”, said Professor Mohammad Rizwan Khan (Chairman, Department of English).
Dr Mohammad Yusuf published research papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented papers in national and international seminars, symposiums and conferences. His doctoral thesis was on ‘Antique Modes and Contemporary Narratives in the Works of Girish Karnad’.
He was working as an Assistant Professor since 2014.