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A Museum Dedicated To AMU Founder Sir Syed In Delhi Announced
Aligarh, December 9 (TNA) Memories and times of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the founder of the fabled Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will soon be displayed at a museum in New Delhi, an announcement said on Wednesday.
This museum, it was said, will have pictures and historical records showcasing Khan's life, contribution to educational and social reforms and will detail, chronologically, various stages of Muhammadan Anglo Oriental (MAO) College to the establishment of AMU in 1920.
The announcement was made by the eminent entrepreneur and President of the India Islamic Cultural Centre, Sirajuddin Qureshi at the valedictory function of AMU Centenary International Webinar on 'The Establishment of Aligarh Muslim University and its Achievements (1920-2020)' organised by the Sir Syed Academy.
Qureshi said that "Sir Syed was not just an ordinary educationist, historian, author and jurist but an extra-ordinary reformer, secular nationalist and one of the most important architects of modern India. People in Delhi should be provided with unfettered access to life and works of Sir Syed exhibited in an advance museum."