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By Nasim Yousaf

In 2013, Islamia collage, one of many iconic studying associations of Pakistan, marked its Platinum Jubilee. Islamia university first opened its doorways to scholars in 1913 in Peshawar, a Muslim ruled province, the place so much males have been illiterate and feminine schooling used to be thought of a sin. the varsity, planted on the gate of the well-known Khyber cross (connecting Pakistan and Afghanistan), had successes and impression that prolonged way past the old school urban and into the whole North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in British India. The founders of the school, Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum, Sir George Roos-Keppel, L. Tipping, and Allama Mashriqi, deserve large credits for those successes.

In honor of the College’s 100-year anniversary, this e-book presents a historical past on one in all its founding fathers, Allama Mashriqi (who used to be the 1st Vice primary and later imperative of the College). Mashriqi is better identified this present day because the founding father of the Khaksar Tehrik and for his instrumental position in freeing India from British rule. Mashriqi believed country couldn't upward thrust with out schooling, and verified a lifelong dedication to advancing this reason – from breaking educational documents on the college of Cambridge to selling schooling between women (including inside his personal family). At Islamia collage, Mashriqi brought a few innovative reforms and practices, and his revolutionary notion strategy helped the establishment rework schooling by means of bringing an awakening one of the women and men within the North West Frontier Province. due to his efforts, Mashriqi was once promoted to lower than Secretary of schooling in India and inducted as a member of the distinguished Indian academic carrier (I.E.S.). This e-book offers an summary of the early days of Islamia university in addition to Mashriqi’s historical past and lots of contributions to the establishment as he stepped forward via his profession as an educationist. certainly, the College’s legacy is a testomony to the pivotal function performed via Allama Mashriqi and the opposite founding fathers in developing a powerful starting place and making sure the luck of the institution.

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