Aligarh Movement: Past, present, and future
“Sir Saiyad was a prophet of education “ -- Mahatma Gandhi
Aligarh movement was led by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan to bring Indian Muslims closer to modern and scientific education. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is one of the fruit of that movement. What has been the contribution of Aligarh movement and AMU to India in general and Muslims in particular? 135 years later where is Aligarh movement headed?
Three people furthering the cause of Aligarh movement in their own ways will discuss the significance and importance of Aligarh movement and its future:
Ali Rizvi , Ex-President of Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (http://www.aligs.org/) and member of AMU Alumni Advisory Committee that recommended setting up AMU branches in different states.