New PDF release: Allama Mashriqi: A Founder of Islamia College (Peshawar,

By Nasim Yousaf

ISBN-10: 098261103X

ISBN-13: 9780982611036

In 2013, Islamia collage, one of many iconic studying associations of Pakistan, marked its Platinum Jubilee. Islamia collage first opened its doorways to scholars in 1913 in Peshawar, a Muslim ruled province, the place such a lot males have been illiterate and feminine schooling used to be thought of a sin. the school, planted on the gate of the recognized Khyber move (connecting Pakistan and Afghanistan), had successes and effect that prolonged way past the old fashioned urban and into the full North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in British India. The founders of the varsity, Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum, Sir George Roos-Keppel, L. Tipping, and Allama Mashriqi, deserve large credits for those successes.

In honor of the College’s 100-year anniversary, this publication presents a historical past on one among its founding fathers, Allama Mashriqi (who was once the 1st Vice critical and later vital of the College). Mashriqi is better recognized this day because the founding father of the Khaksar Tehrik and for his instrumental function in releasing India from British rule. Mashriqi believed kingdom couldn't upward thrust with no schooling, and confirmed a lifelong dedication to advancing this reason – from breaking educational files on the college of Cambridge to selling schooling between adult females (including inside his personal family). At Islamia university, Mashriqi brought a couple of innovative reforms and practices, and his innovative concept strategy helped the establishment rework schooling via bringing an awakening one of the men and women within the North West Frontier Province. because of his efforts, Mashriqi used to be promoted to lower than Secretary of schooling in India and inducted as a member of the distinguished Indian academic carrier (I.E.S.). This ebook presents an summary of the early days of Islamia university in addition to Mashriqi’s heritage and plenty of contributions to the establishment as he improved via his profession as an educationist. certainly, the College’s legacy is a testomony to the pivotal position performed by means of Allama Mashriqi and the opposite founding fathers in constructing a powerful beginning and making sure the good fortune of the institution.

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