Extension Lecture on Muslims Role in Freedom Movement Held at MANUU

Extension Lecture on Muslims Role in Freedom Movement Held at MANUU

Hyderabad, Sept 08 (Hydnow): Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) organized an extension lecture as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav in the Department of History. Eminent Historian Prof. Syed Mohammad Azizuddin Husain, former Director, Raza Library, Rampur delivered the lecture Role of Indian Muslims in Freedom Movement” yesterday. Prof. Danish Moin, Head, Department of History presided over.

Prof. Azizuddin gave a brief and comprehensive introduction of Indian history and particularly the role and services of Muslims in the Indian freedom movement. While commenting on the first war of independence of 1857, he drew attention towards the sacrifices of Muslims and how brutally Britishers killed Muslims.

Prof. Azizuddin advised young scholars to carry out research on historical documents related to Muslim history and services of Muslims, which are available in various archives. He urged them to bring out those documents to highlight the historical role of Muslims in freedom movement. Muslims were in the forefront of first war of Independence at a time when most of the Rajwadas & Nawabs were on the British side. while praising Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s spirit of nationalism he said Maulana Azad was not at all satisfied with the proposal of partition of India.

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Prof. Danish Moin, HoD in his presidential remarks invited historians to do more research on this topic. Dr. Ikramul Haque, Assistant Professor convened the lecture. (Hydnow)


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