Hasan Chishti Gets Prestigious Award for Community Services
On September 16, 2014, on the occasion of the closing ceremony of the United Cricket Tournament in Chicago, Mr Hasan Chishti was given the Community Service Award.
The award is a continuation of many recognitions and honors Mr Chishti has received for his writings, community service and efforts to promote human values.
Possessed of a thorough understanding of problems confronting new immigrants, Mr Chishti infuses self-confidence and reassurance on meeting them . In his capacity as General Secretary of Indian Non-Residents Association; General Secretary of Bazm-e-Urdu, a literary organization; Bazm-e-Deccan, a cultural organization and as the founding President of Urdu Journalists Association of America, he has rendered yeomen service to the community.
Born in Hyderabad, India, he obtained a BA degree from the Osmania University where he served in various administrative capacities for about 26 years. After his retirement in 1978, he was associated with the King Abdul Aziz University for one year followiing which he held an executive post in a Saudi-owned company for about six years. In 1986 he migrated to Chicago and worked for a reputed real estate company Khan & Associates and also for Pentagon Industries for about five years before he started his own business with his sons, Javeed and Wajid, both computer engineers. He has been happily married to Zeenath Hasan for 55 ye ars.