KU holds seminar on ‘Iqbalia'at in India ’
Srinagar, Sep 11: A day long seminar on ‘Iqbalia'a t in India Issues and Prospects’ was organised by the Kashmir University inside the campus.
According to KU communiqué, the seminar was presided over by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Talat Ahmad. The event organized by varsity’s Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy was attended by scholars, poets, academicians, administrators and students from valley and outside, it said. In the seminar, Iqbal was described as the poet of universal importance taking into account all aspects of human activity social, political, religious, educational and metaphysical.
In his welcome address, Director Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy, Professor Bashir Ahmad Nahvi described Iqbal’s concept as dynamic and his poetry as source of inspiration, brotherhood and self-realization.
Prof Nehvi also highlighted the contributions of his Institution in spreading the message of Iqbal and researching on his thought and philosophy.
Prof Abdul Haq, an expert on Iqbaliyat who delivered key note address on the theme said Iqbal became the voice of humanity because of his intellectual depth. “This was true especially in the Eastern part of the world and he had a deep rooted love for people,” he said. Prof. Haq claimed that there was no poet in the world who has talked about as varied themes on issues concerning man and existence as Iqbal. Prof Talat Ahmad congratulated Iqbal Institute for organizing the seminar on a vital theme. He had a word of appreciation for Prof Haq and other speakers who talked about various shades of the theme in detail.
Senior faculty member IICP Dr Taskeena Fazil , Dr Farid Parbati faculty KU, Prof Hameed Naseem, Dr G Q Allaqaband , Prof Sheik Muhammad Iqbal, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Ganai, Dr A M Indrabi of Islamic University Department of Arabic were among others present at the inaugural session.
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