Former AMU Pro-Chancellor Passed Away

  • Posted on: 10 January 2012
  • By: abdullah
Former AMU Pro-Chancellor Passed Away

Former Pro-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, Nawab Rahmatullah Khan Shervani passed away this morning at J.N. Medical College Hospital. He was 83.

On account of sad demise of Nawab Rahmatullah Khan Shervani, AMU observed one day’s mourning in the campus today and as a mark of respect to the departed soul, the University and its maintained institutions were closed for the day and all scheduled programmes and meetings for today were postponed.

Nawab Rahmatullah Khan was elected Pro-Chancellor of AMU in November 2006 and he was a member of the AMU court for nearly three decades. His family was closely associated with the AMU founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and his father Late Nawab Muzammilullah Khan Shervani served as Vice Chancellor of AMU.

AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof. P.K. Abdul Azis in the condolence meeting held today at the Administrative Block paid rich tribute to the deceased and offered his condolences to the members of the bereaved family.

Nawab Rahmatullah Khan wrote a number of articles on Dr. Zakir Husain, Nawab Ali Yawar Jung, Prof. Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui and others.

Nawab Ibne Saeed of Chhatari, former AMU Treasurer, Prof. Razaullah Khan, Department of Civil Engineering, Prof. Qazi Afzal Husain, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Orissa also paid rich tribute to the departed soul.

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