MANUU honors five Hyderabadis as ‘Sitara-e-Urdu’
Hyderabad September 05 (VM): Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, vice-chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (Manuu) said that Urdu lovers still exist and Manuu would bring them to a platform to honour them.
“Urdu lovers still exist and MANUU will bring them to its platform to honour them,” said Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) while honoring five eminent personalities from Hyderabad as “Sitara-e-Urdu” (Doyens of Urdu).
The university presented Mrs. Lakshmi Devi Raj, Dr. Syed Jafar Amir Rizvi, Mr. Shahid Husain Zuberi, Dr. Oudesh Rani Bawa and Mr. Mazhar uz Zaman Khan with a shawl, memento and flower pot for their contribution towards Urdu language, literature and culture here on Monday.
The ‘Sitara-e-Urdu’ program was organized by Centre for Urdu Culture Studies, MANUU on the occasion of Teacher’s Day at CPDUMT auditorium.
The Vice-Chancellor assured that this caravan of Urdu would continue. He urged retired teachers of MANUU to be always in touch with the University. Mrs. Lakshmi Devi Raj in her address considered Urdu as a sweet, beautiful and sacred language, and encouraged young generation to learn Urdu. Dr. Syed Jafar Amir Rizvi wondered why there was no noble prize for Urdu language. Mr. Mazhar uz Zaman Khan and Mr. Shahid Husain Zuberi thanked MANUU for recognizing their services to Urdu. Dr. Oudesh Rani Bawa also highlighted teaching Urdu at school level.