The Department of Urdu has organised a three-day national seminar under the aegis of DRS phase III. The coordinator of DRS is Prof. Wahajuddin Alvi while the Head of Department is Prof. Shehpar Rasool.
The three day national seminar was inaugurated at 3pm today and will continue till Sunday evening 5pm. The key note address was delivered by Prof. Anis Ashfaque while the session was presided over by the Urdu giant Prof. ShamimHanfi Professor Emiratus JMI and Director of Rampur Raza Library Prof. Hasan Abbas.
The seminar was attended by different distinguished scholars of Urdu and all the teachers of Department of Urdu JMI.
A few noted scholars were also present on this occasion including the famous translator Prof.Suhail Ahmad Faruqi, the author of THE LONG WAIT Dr. Anwarul Haque and the well known Urdu fiction writer Dr. Khalid Javed.
This literary gathering at Jamia Millia Islamia has drawn the attention of many literary circles and critiques throughout the country.