Hyderabad: Mr. Zahid Ali Khan, Editor of The Siasat Daily announced that all the compilations of prof. Syeda Jafar, Former Head Dept of Urdu of Osmania University will be published. He entrusted the job of collecting all the books and articles written by Prof. Syeda Jafar to Prof. Ashraf Rafi, Former Head of the Dept of Urdu of Osmania University.
He was addressing the condolence meeting of Prof. Syeda Jafar at Golden Jubilee Hall of Siasat Daily yesterday which was organized by Nahjul Balagha Society. Dr. Shoukat Ali Mirza presented welcome address. Prof. Ashraf Rafi, Prof. S.A. Shukoor and Dr. Muid Javeed, Head of the Dept. of Urdu OU also paid rich tributes to Prof. Syeda Jafar.
Continuing his address Mr. Zahid Ali Khan told that she was his teacher and he was made the editor of Nizam College Urdu Magazine “Nizam-e-Adab”. He told that her services can’t be forgotten. He also told that if she had been born in Delhi or Lucknow, she would have been awarded Padmashree or Padma Bhushan.
He asked the Urdu speakers to love Urdu language as their mother. Prof. Ashraf Rafi highlighted some of the important events of the life of Prof. Syeda Jafar and told that she contributed a lot for the development of Dakhini Urdu.