Sir Syed Day International
A Pakistan Link Report
The Executive Committee of the
AMU Alumni Association of Northern California would like to
invite Link readers to the Sir Syed Day 2007 International
Mushaira and Banquet Dinner at the India Community Center
in Milpitas, California on Saturday, November 17 between 6:00
PM and Midnight . Tickets are available now through the AMUAA
website at www.amualumni.org (other details below). The Executive
Committee would also like to thank everyone for their continuous
support, especially for its scholarship program. Through the
support it has been able to sustain and expand the program.
The accomplishments of AMU alumni have had a lasting influence
on the world. Contributions form the core of the AMU Legacy
of Learning – a simple tradition with a profound impact
which will make all the difference.
The AMU Alumni Association (AMUAA) of Northern California
established its Sir Syed Scholarship program eight years ago.
Despite great difficulties and meager resources, it has awarded
a significant number of scholarships to needy and bright students
at Aligarh and elsewhere. In addition it has also supported
Safia Niswa School, Aligarh, Sir Syed Public School (SPEECH),
Dehradun, and Faiz-e-Aam Muslim School, Fizabad. As of now
AMUAA has distributed over four million rupees. This year
it is planning to award scholarships to approximately 200
students (~Rs 800,000).
The community is invited to make a gift to the next generation
of AMU students in recognition of the University's significance
in our lives. This gift will make a difference in helping
a new generation of students realize their dreams. Kindly
mail your tax-exempt donations to (check payable to "AMUAA")
to: AMU Alumni Association, PO Box 4361, Foster City, CA 94404.
Donations can also be made online using credit card through
the Association’s website. AMUAA is a non-profit organization
with US IRS in the state of California. The donations to AMUAA
are tax deductible under the law. Please call tel: (650) 212-ALIG,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at http://www.amualumni.org.
The Association is a non-profit/tax-exempt organization (Tax
ID # 94-336 6186).
And now to the exciting Sir Syed Day 2007 International Mushaira
and Banquet on Saturday, November 17, 2007. Besides a banquet
dinner in the fine Mughal tradition, this year participating
poets will include Khamakhah Hyderabadi (India) ZakiaGhazal
(Pakistan), Rahat Indori (India), Akhtar Shumaar (Pakistan),
Haneef Akhgar (Dallas), Abidullah Ghazi (Chicago), Nausha
Asrar (Houston) and Mahnaz Naqvi (San Francisco). Tickets
range from $ 100 down to $35 (up to November 9). And $15 (for
children under 10 years, including babysitting). No tickets
will be sold at the gates so please buy them before November
15. For more information and tickets please call: Amtul Suhail
(408) 365-0534, Azra Arshad (408) 296-7152, Afzal Khan (408)
910-9786, Aftab Iqbal (408) 985-2083, AMUAA (650) 212-2544,
Faisal Siddiqi 650) 533-4347, Tarique Anwar (510) 857-3952,
Shachindra Nath (510) 796-1532, Najmi Minhaj (530) 758-5561,
Shahla Nihal Khan (925) 736-4566, Aftab Umar (925) 924-0929
or via Email:email@example.com. Note: Tickets are also
available online through the website (www.amualumni.org).