Hyderabad: Govt. of Telangana has decided to give Maulana Azad National Award to the veteran Journalist, Mr. Syed Vicaruddin, Editor of Rahnuma-e-Deccan Urdu Daily this year on the occasion of Maulana Azad’s birthday which is being celebrated as Education Day.
Mr. KCR will give this award tomorrow in a public meeting to be held at Nizam College. Mr. Syed Vicaruddin is also chairman of Indo-Arab League. The award consists of Re. 1.25 lakh, a citation and a memento.
Prof. Shaukat Hayat, former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University will also be given this award. Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Dy. CM and Mr. K. Sri Hari, Dy. CM and Minister of Education will attend the function as Chief Guests. This was informed by Prof. S.A. Shukoor, Director of Telangana Urdu Academy.