VC KU felicitated on introducing Urdu course in South Campus

Srinagar: Stating that the Urdu language is one of the vital mediums of communication in Kashmir and the Sub-Continent, Jammu and Kashmir Urdu Council–an amalgam of various forums promoting Urdu language Saturday felicitated Vice Chancellor Kashmir University Prof Talat Ahmad for introducing Urdu academic Course at University’s South Campus.
The felicitation function was organized at VC’s secretariat at Kashmir University wherein several personalities promoting Urdu language in and outside the state were present. Chief Editor Kashmir News Service (KNS) Mohammad Aslam was the chief guest on the occasion while as Professor Margoob Banihali was the guest of honor.
Chief Editor KNS felicitated Prof Talat Ahmad VC KU for the introduction of Urdu academic courses at varsity’s south campus, while as Professor Margoob Banihali stated that the steps taken by the Kashmir University authorities for the promotion of Urdu language are commendable. He urged that more serious steps must be taken so that Urdu could be started in KU’s north and Kupwara campuses.
On this occasion, Prof Talat Ahmad while appreciating the concerns of the Urdu council for the promotion of the language stated that the Urdu academic course introduced in the south campus shall be pursued with the most serious effort and that this year 1650 students have applied for the PG Urdu course and among the selected ones 50 will be admitted to the south Campus. The VC added that a permanent faculty will be recruited so that the course could be introduced with a zeal and zest. Professor Bashir Ahmad Nehvi, Dr Mansoor, Professor Nasir Mirza, Sultan-ul-Haq Shaheedi were also present on the occasion.(KNS)