Prof Jagan Nath Azad

Awards & Honours

 
1960s | 1970s | 1980-1983 | 1984-1987 | 1988-1989 | 1990-1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996-1999 |
2000 Onwards | Dedications

1960s

1966

Represented India at the Indo-Nepal Literary Conference & Mushaira (Poets' Convention)

1970s

1973

Presided over three sessions of Iqbal Centenary celebrations (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

1975

Received Imtiaz-e-Meer Award from the All India Meer Academy (Lucknow, India)

1976

Granted their top award for Iqbal Aur Maghribi Mafakkareen Urdu by the Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy (Lucknow, India)

1977

Received a Medal from the Iqbal International Congress (Lahore, Pakistan) at its inaugural session

Presided over the concluding session of the Iqbal International Congress (Sialkote, Pakistan) and recived a Plaque

Lead the Delegates Parade from Sialkote to Allama Iqbal's ancestral home

Received the Iqbal Centenary Gold Medal from the Iqbal International Congress (Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan) at the Iqbal Centenary celebrations

1978

Presided over the mushaira & session of the All India Muslim Educational Trust (Vanyambari, India) and received a commemorative memento

Presided over Yom-e-Ghalib organised by Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over Yom-e-Ghalib organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Maharashtra) (Bhivandi, M P, India)

Attended Reception organised by Burhani College, University of Bombay (Bombay, India) in his honour

Presided over Iqbal Day Celebrations organised by Bazm-e-Adab (Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India)

Presided over Iqbal Day Celebrations organised by Madhya Pradesh Muslim Educational Trust (Jabalpur, M P, India)

Presided over Yom-e-Muhammad Ali Jauhar organised by Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu (Jammu, J & K, India)

1979

Granted an award for Iqbal Aur Kashmir by Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages (J & K, India)

Granted an award for Iqbal: Zindagi, Shakhsiyat Aur Shairi by the Punjab Bhasha Vibhag (Patiala, India)

Granted an award for Iqbal Ki Kahani by the Bihar Urdu Academy (Patna, India)

Received the Pakistan President's Iqbal:Medal from the Government of Pakistan

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1980-1983

1980

Received the Iqbal Award, Robe of Honour & Silver Plaque from the Iqbal Memorial Trust at its annual session (Malerkotla, Punjab, India)

Visited Pakistan in response to an invitation from Pakistan Academy of Letters (an autonomous organization under the Federal Ministry of Education) (Islamabad, Pakistan)

Awarded a Plaque by Abasin Arts Council (Peshawar, Pakistan)

Given a Memento by Kala Kendra (Chandigarh, Punjab, India)

Received a Welcome Address and elected Patron of Halq-e-Ahmar (Rangoon) for life by Halq-e-Ahmar at the Bazm-e-Shoara-e-Urdu (Rangoon, Burma)

Received a Welcome Address from the Islamic Centre of Burma (Rangoon, Burma)

1981

Appointed President of the Iqbal Memorial Trust for a term of five years (Malerkotla, Punjab, India)

Given an Address of Welcome by the East-West University (Chicago, USA)

Awarded a Plaque by the Urdu Society of Canada (Toronto, Canada)

Awarded a Plaque by Anjuman-e-Urdu, Canada (Toronto, Canada)

Awarded the Meer Award for Iqbal Aur Kashmir by the All India Meer Academy (Lucknow, India)

Received the award of Shiromani Sahityakar & Robe of Honour from the Bhasha Vibhag of the Government of Punjab (Chandigarh, Punjab, India)

1983

Received the Academy's Award for Nishan-e-Manzil from Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy (Lucknow, UP, India)

Received the Academy's Award for Aankhen Tarastiyan Hein from Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages (Srinagar, Kashmir, India)

Presided over a session of the Urdu International Conference (Toronto, Canada)

Presided over the International Urdu Literary Meeting at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada)

Received the Academy's Award for Nishan-e-Manzil from Bihar Urdu Academy (Patna, Bihar, India)

Received the Inshan-e-FC College Silver Plaque from the Governors of Forman Christian College (Lahore, Pakistan)

Received the Academy's Award for Nishan-e-Manzil from the West Bengal Urdu Academy (Calcutta, India)

Given an Address of Welcome by the World Muslim Centre (London, UK)

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1984-1987

1984

Awarded Emeritus Fellowship by the University of Jammu (Jammu, J & K, India)

Received the Academy's Award for Mohammad Iqbal: Ek Adabi Sawanah-e-Hayat from the Bihar Urdu Academy (Patna, Bihar, India)

Received the Annual Award (1983) from Rasala Biswin Sadi at their inaugural awards ceremony (Delhi, India)

Received the Departmental Award for Nishan-e-Manzil from the Bhasha Vibhag of the Government of Punjab (Patiala, Punjab, India)

1985

Awarded the Iftihar-e-Meer Award for by the All India Meer Academy (Lucknow, India)

1986

Visited Pakistan as a member of the Government of India Delegation of Urdu Writers. Special mention made of Jagan Nath Azad's literary achievements by the President Zia-ul-Haq of Pakistan (speech of welcome in Rawalpindi), Chief Minister of West Punjab (speech of welcome in Lahore) and Chief Minister of Sind (speech of welcome in Karachi)

Received Amal-e-Chughtai as a gift from the President of Pakistan

Received a model of Minar-e-Pakistan from the Chief Minister of West Punjab in recognition of his services to Urdu literature

Received a memento from the Jinah Islamia College (Lahore, Pakistan)

Received a memento from the Iqbal International Seminar (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

Appointed to the National Implementation Committee for the Celebration of 40 years of India's Independence & Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru's Birth Centenary by the Government of India

Presided over the Literary Meeting of the Post Graduate Depatment of Punjabi, University of Jammu, (Jammu, J & K, India)

Received a citation from Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) at the Anjuman's 100th Anniversary celebrations, (India)

1987

Received the Academy's Gold Medal from the Iqbal Academy (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

Received a memento from the Rotary Club (Lahore, Pakistan)

Received a memento from the World Urdu Conference (New Delhi, India)

Received the Ghalib Award (1986) from the Ghalib Institute (New Delhi, India) and attended a Programme of Felicitations organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Jammu), Jammu University's Department of Urdu, Jammu Progressive Writers Academic Federation, the Urdu Teachers Association (Jammu Branch),

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1988-1989

1988

Received the Academy's Award for Pushkin Ke Des Mein from Bihar Urdu Academy (Patna, Bihar, India)

Received the University's Award & Citation from Jammu University (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over the Seminar on Iqbal organised by the University of Kashmir's Iqbal Institure (Srinagar, J & K, India)

Received Tagore Award from the Hyderabad Arts & Cultural Society (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

Received the Academy's Award for Columbus Ke Des Mein from Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy (Lucknow, UP, India)

Appointed as the Governor's Nominee to the Selection Committee for Madhya Pradesh Universities' Interview

Received the National Integration Award from the Ghalib Memorial Society (New Delhi, India) on the occasion of the Society's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Ghalib Memorial Society (New Delhi) organised a Seminar on Jagan Nath Azad's Contribution to Urdu Poetry & Prose

1989

Received the Academy's Award for Pushkin Ke Des Mein from Bihar Urdu Academy (Patna, Bihar, India)

Received the Aalmi Urdu Conference Award for Poetry from the second World Urdu Conference (New Delhi, India)

Seminar organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan, Nafees Academy & Aiwan-e-Urdu and conducted by Himayat Ali Shair on the occasion of Boo-e-Rameeda's launch. Dr Haneef Fauq, Khaliq Ibrahim Khaliq, Khwaja Hameed-ud-Din Shahid, Naqqash Kazim & Dr Shan-ul-Haq Haqqi read their papers and Himayat Ali Shair & Ali Siddiqi delivered speeches.

Elected Vice-President of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Appointed as Member of Taraqqi-e-Urdu Board (Bureau for Promotion of Urdu) (New Delhi, India)

University of Kashmir (Srinagar, India) awarded D Lit (Honoris Causa) degree to Jagan Nath Azad; and Door Darshan Kendra (Srinagar, India) (National TV) produced a Programme of Felicitations to mark the occasion

Received the Soviet Land Nehru Award from the Soviet Land Nehru Award Committee

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1990-1991

1990

Elected Patron of All India Progressive Writers Association (Urdu)

Awarded a Plaque by the Urdu Literary Society (Houston, Texas, USA)

Reception organised by Dr Iftikaar Naseem, President of the South Asian Performing Arts Council of America (Chicago) to mark the launch of Boo-e-Rameeda in USA. (Chicago, USA)

Elected Patron of South Asian Performing Arts Council of America (Chicago, USA)

Attended the International Mushaira as the Chief Guest of the Asian Arts Council (Oslo, Norway)

Attended the International Mushaira as the Chief Guest of the Bazm-e-Sher-o-Adab (Wimbledon, London, UK)

Attended the Mushaira organised by the Asian Arts Council (Walthamstow) in his honour (Walthamstow, London, UK)

Attended the Mushaira organised by the Multicultural Centre (Hounslow) in his honour (Hounslow, London, UK)

Attended the Reception organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) in his honour (Birmingham, UK)

Attended the Reception organised by the Iqbal Academy (UK) in his honour (Birmingham, UK)

Attended the Reception and "Evening With Jagan Nath Azad" organised by Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq (Nottingham) in his honour (Nottingham, UK)

Attended the Reception and "Evening With Jagan Nath Azad" organised by the Urdu Centre (London) in his honour (London, UK)

1991

Awarded a Plaque by P V Narsimha Rao, Prime Minister of India

Attended the Reception organised by The Oriental Institute (Prague) in his honour (Prague, Czechoslovakia)

Attended the Reception organised by the Hungary-India Friendship Society (Budapest) in his honour (Budapest, Hungary)

Received a memento from the University of Jammu's Dogri Department (Jammu, J & K, India)

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1992

1992

Received the Academy's Award for Boo-e-Rameeda from Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy (Lucknow, UP, India)

Received the Academy's Award for Boo-e-Rameeda from from Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages (Srinagar, Kashmir, India)

Attended the Reception organised by the Students Union, University of Bhopal in his honour and received a memento (Madhya Pradesh, India)

Presided over a Session organised by the Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu (Jammu, India)

Received Plaque from Bazm-e-Zahur-ul-Adab - presented by the Federal Home Minister of Pakistan (Gujarat, Pakistan)

Appointed Member of the Presidium for the second session of Aalmi Urdu Conference (Multan, Pakistan)

Attended the Reception organised by the Pakistan Cultural Society (Doha) (Doha, Qatar)

Received an Address of Welcome and presided over the Yom-e-Iqbal celebration organised by Bazm-e-Urdu (Doha) (Doha, Qatar)

Presided over the Jashn-e-Qateel celebration organised by Unikarians International (UAE Chapter) (Dubai, UAE)

Received the Publication's Seerat-e-Pak Award for his Na'atia poem from Raavi Publications (Bradford, UK)

Received the All India Sunni Youth Federation's award for winning the Top International Award for his Na'atia poem (Lucknow, India)

Received the Aijaz-e-Meer Award from the All India Meer Academy (Lucknow, India)

Appointed as Member of the Haryana Urdu Academy's Awards & Publications Committee (Panchkulla, Haryana, India)

Attended the Reception and presided over the Mushaira organised by the literary organisations of Madras (Madras, India)

Attended, as one-of-two Chief Guests, the Swami Brahma Nand Tirth Day celebrations organised by the University of Jammu's Department of Dogri (Jammu, India)

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1993

1993

Received the Naqoosh International Award for Poetry from the Naqoosh International Award Committee (Lahore, Pakistan)

Attended a Programme of Felicitations organised by Bazme-Adab, Department of Urdu, University of Jammu (Jammu, J & K, India) to mark Azad's attainment of Raavi Publications' (Bradford, UK) Top Award 1992 for Na'atia Poem

Presided over Jashn-e-Dr Raj Bahadur Gaur (progressive writer) organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Received the Robe of Honour & Citation from Anjuman-e-Najmi (Dubai, UAE)

Attended Jashn-e-Azad celebrations organised by Unikarians International (UAE Chapter) in Dubai, UAE

Attended Jashn-e-Azad celebrations organised by Unikarians International (UAE Chapter) in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Elected President of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the Mushaira organised by the Poona Festival Committee and received a memento (Poona, Bengal, India)

Presided over the the Seminar on Maulana Abul Kalaam Azad (1888-1958, writer, journalist, scholar, politician) organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the ceremony, organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), to launch Azhoor Kazmi's Ghaddaaron Ke Khatoot (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the International Mushaira at the International Urdu Conference organised by Bazm-e-Saqafat, Elites College (Karachi, Pakistan)

Appointed Member of the International Executive Committee of Bazm-e-Saqafat, Elites College (Karachi, Pakistan)

Awarded a Medal (engraved with Mao Tse Tung's signature) by the Chinese Writers Delegation on behalf of Peking University, China (Karachi, Pakistan)

Attended a Programme of Felicitations organised by the Ghalib Academy (Nizammudin, New Delhi, India) to celebrate Azad's 75th birthday

Attended a Programme of Felicitations organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Andhra Pradesh), Makhdoom Mohiyuddin Memorial Society and Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-Pasand Musannifeen to celebrate Azad's 75th birthday (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh)

Presided over the Progressive Writers Association meeting and delivered an address on "Progressive Writers Movement's Relevance Today"

Presided over a session of the International Ghalib Seminar organised by the Ghalib Institute (New Delhi, India)

Reappointed as Member of Taraqqi-e-Urdu Board (Bureau for Promotion of Urdu) (New Delhi, India)

Appointed as Member of the Standing Committee of Taraqqi-e-Urdu Board (Bureau for Promotion of Urdu) (New Delhi, India)

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1994

1994

Invited by Murthuzaviya Educational & Cultural Foundation of South India (Madras) to preside over a conference on "The Roll of Urdu in the Reconstruction of Modern India" (Azad was prevented from attending by previously arranged engagements)

Presided over a talk on "Delhi of My Period" by Gulzaar Dehlavi - organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the launch of Sandeep Bannerji's Zakhmon Ke Kai Naam (collection of poems - translation by Shahid Mahuli) organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the All India Urdu Conference organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Madhya Pradesh) & Urdu Assembly (Bhopal, MP, India)

Presided over "Meet the Poet - Manzar Azami" organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over the launch of Dr Khaleeq Anjum's "Nisar Ahmed Farooqi" organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), All India Urdu Writers & Journalists Forum, Delhi Urdu Academy, Ghalib Academy and Hazarat Khwaja Hasan Nizami Memorial Society (New Delhi, India)

Invited as Chief Guest to the Urdu Publications Conference organised by the Afro-Asian Book Council and presided over its Valedictory Session (New Delhi, India)

Appointed as a Member of its Committee for Awards for Urdu Books by the Belgrami Trust (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)

Presided over the Dogri Manita Din celebrations organised by Jammu University's Department of Dogri (Jammi, J & K, India)

Presided over the Hasrat Mohani Day celebrations organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over Jashn-e-B P Sharma organised by the Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages (Jammi, J & K, India)

Presided over the launch of Dr Rafiq Zakaria's "Mohammad Aur Qura'an" organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), the Ghalib Academy, Jamia-e-Urdu (Aligarh) and Makataba-e-Jamia (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the Annual Session of the Punjabi Lekhak Sabha (Punjabi Writers Association) (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over the function, organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), to honour Mr Bhajan Lal, Chairman, Haryana Urdu Academy and Chief Minister, Haryana (New Delhi, India)

Appointed as Member and elected as Patron of the Jashn-e-Majrooh & Jashn-e-Kaifi Azmi Committee (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Appointed as Member of its Advisory Committee by the Selected World Urdu Literature Anthology Committee (Bombay, India)

Appointed as Member of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (New Delhi, India), its Executive Board, Personnel Committee and Rules & Regulations Committee, and as Member/Convenor of its Programmes Committee

Presided over the the launch of Peer Ghyas-ud-Din's "Kashmir, Islam, Ideology & Society" organised by the Writers Forum (Jammu, J & K, India)

Jammu University awarded D Lit (Honoris Causa) degree to Jagan Nath Azad (presented by the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir) and the University's Department of Urdu organised a Programme of Felicitation to mark the occasion. A second Programme of Felicitation was organised by Kashmir Times and the Consumers Council (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over the lecture on "Modern Urdu Criticism" delivered by Prof Sharib Rudolvi - organised by Jammu University's Department of Urdu (Jammu, J & K, India)

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1995

1995

Presided over the Valedictory Session of the Pearl Jubilee celebrations organised by Jammu University's Urdu Department, and Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over the Valedictory Session of the Iqbal Seminar organised by A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies (Patna, Bihar, India)

Appointed as Member of the re-constituted National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language by the Central Government's Ministry of Human Resources Development and its Grant-in-Aid Committee for Persian & Arabic (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the Valedictory Session of the National Seminar of Urdu Writers on Adult Education organised by the Central Government's Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh's Department of Education and Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy (Bhopal, MP, India)

Presided over An Evening with Hafeez Bahleem (a scholar from Karachi, Pakistan) organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the 2nd session of Mahatma Gandhi's 125th Birth Centenary celebrations organised by the Mahatma Gandhi's 125th Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee & Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy (Bhopal, MP, India)

Re-apointed as Member of the Haryana Urdu Academy's Awards & Publications Committee (Panchkulla, Haryana, India)

Attended a Reception organised by the Sahitya Vichar Sabha in his honour (Oslo, Norway)

Received a Memento from the Iqbal Academy (Birmingham, UK)

Attended a Reception & Mushaira organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Birmingham) in his honour (Birmingham, UK)

Presided over the aunch of Dr Rafiq Zakaria's "Iqbal: Poet & Politician" organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Presided over the Extra-ordinary Meeting of Branch Officers of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (UP) following the Anjuman's reconstitution (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Presided over Prof Masud Hussain Khan's 75th Birthday celebrations organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

Attended "Meet the Eminent Contemporary" organised by the Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages in Azad's honour (Jammi, J & K, India)

Received a Memento from H E General A K Chhibbar, Governor of Punjab (Chandigarh, Punjab, India)

Received a Memento from Mr Beant Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab (Chandigarh, Punjab, India)

Awarded Honorary Membership of the Press Club (Jammi, J & K, India)

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1996 - 1999

1996

Presided over the Urdu Department, Jammu University's extramural session: Some Side-lights of Allama Iqbal's Poetry delivered by Prof S L Pandit (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over Jashn-e-Mohammad Yusuf Taing organised by Jammu University's Urdu Department, Raza Javedani Society and Jammu & Kashmir Urdu Forum (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over First Anniversary Commemoration of the death of Ved Pal Deep (Dogri poet) organised by Kashmir Times (Jammu, J & K, India)

Presided over Farewell To Rashid Hasan Khan (on his return from Delhi to Shahjahanpur) organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) (New Delhi, India)

1998

Attended Jashn-e-Azad convened by Halqa-e-Fun-o-Adab (USA) (Chicago, USA)

Attended Jashn-e-Azad convened by Halqa-e-Fun-o-Adab (USA) (Columbus, USA)

Attended Jashn-e-Azad convened by Halqa-e-Fun-o-Adab (USA) (New York, USA)

Dr Kamal Madrasi Memorial Award presented by Punjab Association - Kamal Urdu Academy on the occasion of its 49th All India Urdu Mushaira (India)

Received plaque from Punjab Police Academy at the Seminar on Sufi Studies. (Phillaur, Jalandhar, India)

Inaugurated the International Seminar on Josh Malihabadi organised by the Josh Academy (UK) (London, UK)

Launched Dr Khaleeq Anjum's Josh Malihabadi Ke Khatoot at function organised by the Josh Academy (UK) (London, UK)

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2000 Onward

2001

Award from All India Muslim Education Conference, Aligarh, India

2002

Awarded Himotkarsh Rashtriya Ekatmkata Puraskaar & Citation by Himotkarsh Sahitya, Sanskriti Aivam Jankalayan Parishad for his service to Urdu literature (Himachal Pradesh, India)

2004

Award presented by Sahitaya Sangam (India)

2006 (Posthumous)

Received All India Bahadur Shah Zafar Award For Lifetime Achievement & Literary Contribution presented by Shri I.K Gujral (former Prime Minister) on behalf of the Government of India's Urdu Academy

Year Unknown

Award of Honour presented by the Dharmik Yuvak Mandal (Jammu, India)

Award presented by FC College Students Union (India)

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Dedications of their books to Azad by authors in India & abroad

Author
Location

Dr Khaleeq Anjum

Delhi, India

Dr Saleem Akhtar

Lahore, Pakistan

Na'eem Siddiqi

Lahore, Pakistan

Dr Tahir Taunsavi

Multan, Pakistan

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