IMO News Service
Patna: A delegation of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) Bihar chapter recently met the Governor of Bihar, Ramnath Kovind, at Raj Bhawan with the request for restoration of Minority character for the university. The delegation comprising of AMUOBA General Secretary Dr. Arshad Haque, members Parvez Ahmad, Mosheer Alam and others submitted a memorandum to the Governor.
Speaking about the meeting Dr. Haque informed that in the memorandum they requested the governor seeking his support for the restoration of Minority status for AMU. The governor patiently listened to their concerns and assured his support.
“The governor said that he would be soon writing to the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” said Dr. Haque. The delegation expressed happiness and satisfaction over the meeting with Governor with the hope of restoration of minority character for AMU.
Throwing some light on AMU, the old boys unanimously said the University is playing a major role in the field of higher education specifically for the financially weaker sections. In numbers of enrolled students, after the state Uttar Pradesh, there is maximum strength of students from Bihar including large number of economically weak students, mentioned Dr. Haque.