Aligarh : The Begum Azizun Nisa Hall, Aligarh Muslim University organized an online lecture on to mark the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav drive on the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.
Dr Asad Faisal Farooqui spoke extensively on the contribution of the freedom fighters of Aligarh in the freedom struggle. He highlighted the contributions made by the citizens of Aligarh in the independence struggle of the country with special reference to those from the Aligarh Muslim University. He said the freedom fighters sacrificed their lives to make the country independent and they always made efforts to free India from the imperialistic power of British and worked to motivate common people through nationalistic speeches and poetry to rise against the British rule.
Dr Asad Faisal Farooqui said there were many people who dedicated their lives for India’s freedom including stalwarts like Maulana Hasrat Mohani, Raja Mahendra Pratap, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, Dr Zakir Hussain, Abdul Majeed Khwaja, Begum Khurshid Khwaja, Syed Hussain, Captain Abbas Ali.
Welcoming the guest speaker, Professor Subuhi Khan (Provost, Begum Azizun Nisa Hall) said Aligarh has the distinction of being an epicenter of freedom struggle movement and several AMU alumni played significant role in the country’s freedom.
The wardens Dr Mohammad Nazim (Convener), Ms Rabab Khan (Convener) and Ms Rafda Siddiqui (Technical Coordinator) played an important role in organizing the lecture.