KU to start fellowship in Prof Parbati’s name: VC
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Dec 17: Speaking at a condolence meeting held on demise of renowned Urdu poet, Critic and academician Dr Fareed Parbati who passed away earlier this week, the Kashmir University Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmed reiterated his commitment that the varsity would soon have a fellowship in the name of Dr Parbati.
“The fellowship will encourage research in Urdu, which was a hallmark of the life of the deceased,” the KU PRO quoted the VC as saying.
Prof Talat Ahmed was speaking at the condolence meeting hosted by Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy,(IICP) Academic staff college , and Department of Urdu.
Dr Fareed Parbati remained associated with these three departments as a faculty, researcher and student.
The KU VC Prof Talat Ahmad , Dean academic affairs Prof A M Shah , Director IICP Prof B A Nehvi, Dean Faculty of Arts Prof Nazir Ahmad Malik , Director ASC Dr Farooq Fayaz, and teaching and non teaching staff of the three KU departments attended the condolence meeting.
The VC described Dr Parbati’s demise as a great loss to the university and said that within a short span of time he reached to a stage where he got national recognition for his exemplary contribution to Urdu criticism and especially Rubayiyaat.
“Dr Parbati was born as Gulam Nabi Bhat (actual name) on August 4, 1961 at Sangeen Darwaza, Hawal Srinagar. He completed his PhD in Urdu in 1995 and served in Accounts Services from 1987 to 2001. He worked as the Assistant Professor at the Department of Urdu, University of Kashmir from 2001-2006 and was serving as Associate Professor at Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy(IICP) from 2006 till his demise,” the KU PRO said in a handout.
In a shorter span of time, Fareed had 14 books including eight Ghazal-Rubayi collections and six books on Urdu criticism to his credit.
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