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My romance with Aligarh Muslim University
By:Aleem Faizi, UP, India
Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 5:52 pm

My romance with Aligarh Muslim University
Mohammed Wajihuddin, ummid.com

At hindsight, now I realise how AMU nurtured me. I might have stayed there barely for three years, but I earned a lot. The university helped me discover myself. It told me about many missions of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. It introduced me to the fascinating world of Meer, Iqbal, Ghalib, Faiz and Firaq. It made me aware of a world beyond boring textbooks. It's here that I understood the true meaning of Iqbal's
immortal couplets: