This is good news for fans and friends of Professor Akhtarul Wasey, a well-known authority on Islam.
Reports have surfaced that he has been nominated for IOS Lifetime Award.
The award carries a cheque of Rs 1 lakh, a citation and a memento.
The award, constituted by the Institute of Objective Studies in 2007, is conferred each year on an individual/organisation for contribution to national life and infusing a sense of morality and sanity in the public domain and selfless service to society, especially to marginalised groups and communities.
Professor Wasey was associated with Islamic Department of Jamia Millia Islamia. He has won several national and international awards of them the biggest being the
After retiring from Jamia, Professor Wasey is currently working as president of Maulana Azad University, Jodhpur.
Professor Wasey was born on September 1, 1951 at Aligarh.
He is PADAM SHREE. A few months ago Professor Wasey had suffered brain stroke and was rushed to Apollo where after some days of treatment he was release after a successful brain surgery.