Firoz Bakht Ahmed is new Hyd univ chancellor
Bakht Ahmed, educationist, social activist and columnist, has been appointed as the chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad for a period of three years. He has succeeded Zafar Sareshwala. President Ram Nath Kovind, in his capacity as the university’s visitor, has appointed Ahmed as the fifth chancellor, said the MANUU registrar on Thursday. Grandnephew of freedom fighter and India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Ahmed has authored many books in Urdu and Hindi.