Sir Syed Day on November 15
The Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association

Northern California – USA is organizing the Sir Syed Day 2008 International Mushaira and Banquet on  


Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:30 PM at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, CA 95035.


 Dr. A.S. Nakadar, Trustee, American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI), will be the chief guest. Participating poets would include:  Popular Meeruthi (India),  Himayat Ali Shair (Pakistan), Azhar Inayati (India),
Shahnaz Noor (Pakistan), Nausha Asrar (Houston), and Mahnaz Naqvi (San Francisco). Selected poets of California would also present their kalam.

The AMU Alumni Association of Northern California, consisting of the alumni of Aligarh Muslim University and its friends and supporters of the Aligarh Movement, was founded in 1996 as a secular, non-partisan, non-political organization serving the educational, social, literary and cultural needs of the community. It aims to keep alive Sir Syed Ahmad Khan's dream of ensuring equality for all through education by supporting AMU and its students in their academic efforts, and by organizing events to highlight AMU's role.       

For more details call (650) 212-2544.




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