“At a time when every effort is made to suppress Urdu language, bringing out magazines and journals in Urdu is a symbol of great ambition and perseverance. Hence they deserve to be felicitated” said, Hafiz Amjad Husain Karnataki, Chairman, Karnataka Urdu Academy while presiding over a felicitation programme organized by the academy here on June 28.
The programme was organized to felicitate the efforts of the editors of Urdu magazines and journals in Karnataka.
Zameer Pasha, secretary, Minority Welfare Department, who was the chief guest for the programme, applauded the innovative initiatives of the academy. “At a time when every other person is seen back biting one another, the initiative of the academy to honour the editors of Urdu journals is commendable” he said.
Appreciating the editors, Asjad Nawaz, resident editor, Rashtriya Sahara said, “You should continue your struggle since you are doing jihad in today’s testing times”.
Alhaaj Baba Ji was also present on the occasion. A few of the editors were also given an opportunity to share their message. The award given to the editors included a certificate, a memento, a shawl and a bouquet.
Following are the editors felicitated:
Moulana Abdur Raheem Sayeed Rashadi, Editor, Gulshan-e-Sayeed, Bangalore; Moulana Idrees Habban Raheemi, Editor, Nuqoosh-e-Aalam, Bangalore; Laeequllah Khan Mansoori, Editor, Majallatul ULAMA, Bangalore; Moulana Ubaidullah, Editor, Zia, Kandlur, Udupi Dist.; Fareeda Rahmatullah, Editor, Zarreen Shuaaein, Bangalore; Moulana Abul Khair Hamdullah, Editor, Lam’aat-e-Qalam, Bangalore; Abdul Hameed Rahi, Editor, The Hajj News of India, Bangalore; Khaleel Fateh, Editor, Jadeed Tehrik, Bangalore; Khaleel Ahmed, Editor, Zaraafath, Bangalore; Moulana Daniyal, Editor, Irshad Murshad, Channapatna; Moulana Ilyas Nadvi, Editor, Armughan-e-Hijaz; Moulana Abdul Aleem Qasmi, Editor, Naqsh-e-Nawait, Bhatkal; Moulana Imtiyaz Haider, Editor, Misbah, Bangalore.
Source – Karnataka Muslims