Monday, December 29, 2014

Jamia Hamdard chancellor Saiyid Hamid no more

New Delhi: Einent educationist, founder president of All India Educational Movement and Chancellor of Hamdard University Saiyid Hamid passed away on Monday, December 29, after a prolonged illness. Hamid, 94, was respected as a highly cultured and learned person

AIEM President Amanullah Khan, VP Syyed Mansoor Agha, Gen. Sec Abdul Rashid and Mozaffar Ali, Treasurer expressed deep condolence on demise of their leader. A condolance meeting was held in Maulana ALI Mian universty. Maulana Tahir madani led a prayer for departed soul. They we're in Bhatkal on an education tour with a team of 13 AIEM members.

He breathed his last at the Jamia Hamdard’s Majeedia Hospital. He was married to Surayya Hamid and has three children Samar, Saman and Faraz Hamid. Late Saiyid Hamid (TCN file photo) Hamid, a retired IAS officer, later also served as the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). He had also served in several important committees, including the Sachar Committee set up by the UPA government to probe the social and economic conditions of the Indian Muslim community. Born on 28 March, 1920 at Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh, young Hamid went to the AMU in 1937 after completing school education at Moradabad 

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