“Translating Indian Heritage Literature into Urdu”
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) Chancellor Mumtaz Ali has asked the university to translate literature related to Indian heritage into Urdu.
During his first visit to the university on Monday, he also stressed the need to encourage female students. The Chancellor then planted a sapling on campus. Mr. Ali, winner of the Padma Bhushan Award, launched the MANUU Silver Jubilee logo.
UNAMI Vice Chancellor Syed Ainul Hasan described Mr. Ali as a spiritual personality with vast knowledge of Quran and Bible apart from Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagwad Gita. It has also been enriched with Sufi traditions, Hasan added.
Later, they both presented certificates to the IMC team for the award-winning films “Nawa-e-Sarosh – Mirza Ghalib” (Mirza Ghalib – Voice of Angel) and “Transforming India”.
Later in the day, the Chancellor chaired the inaugural session of an International Mother Language Day webinar organized by the UNSMI School of Languages, Linguistics and Indology in collaboration with the Department of Linguistics of the United Nations. Aligarh Muslim University, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, and GLA University, Mathura.
Pro-Vice Chancellor SM Rahmatullah and Registrar Sk. Ishtiaque Ahmed were also present.