Firoz Bakht Ahmed is new Hyd univ chan­cel­lor

The Times of India (Mumbai edition) - - TIMES NATION -


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.

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